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Orlando Science Center

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  • Philharmonic, MicheLee Puppets, Orlando Science Center receive grants

     Philharmonic, MicheLee Puppets, Orlando Science Center receive grants
    Good news for several local arts and cultural groups, who are the recipients of large grants from Dr. Phillips Charities, the Central Florida philanthropic organization that also provided the large naming gift for Orlando's soon-to-be new arts center....
  • Maker Faire coming to Orlando Science Center

    Maker Faire coming to Orlando Science Center
    WHAT: Now in its third year, the Maker Faire sounds like a convention of mad scientists. And, yes, you may find the occasional robot at this celebration of invention, but they'll be the fun, helpful variety, not the "Terminator" kind. Techies, tinkerers...
  • Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed

    Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed
    Hoping to narrow the achievement gap for children in poverty, Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts are teaming up to introduce hundreds of disadvantaged preschoolers to arts and sciences. The partnership, announced...
  • Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center work to Wow kids

    Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center work to Wow kids
    One of the central missions of the Orlando Science Center, JoAnn Newman noted, is to develop within young people a passion for science – how it can be fun, exciting, and something they look forward to. What that also accomplishes, she added, is...
  • Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck

    Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck
    Where can you dig up a dinosaur, take an airboat ride and fly a space mission? At the science center, of course, but here's where you've got decisions to make. Which one? Florida has 21 museums that are part of the international Association of Science-...
  • IndieGalactic likely to become an annual event

    IndieGalactic likely to become an annual event
    The first IndieGalactic Space Jam, held at the Orlando Science Center over the weekend, drew more than 100 game developers and engineers from NASA, SpaceX and Titusville-based Rocket Crafters. Designed to connect the space industry with Orlando’...
  • Space innovators seek Orlando gamer connection

    Space innovators seek Orlando gamer connection
    There's a new effort afoot in Central Florida to connect the struggling space industry to young, innovative tech minds in Orlando, which could boost interest in space and bring fresh ideas to Kennedy Space Center. Sparked by an event over the weekend at...
  • Two more weekends of Summer Nights at Orlando Science Center

    Two more weekends of Summer Nights at Orlando Science Center
    Now through Saturday, Aug. 16, the Orlando Science Center will be open until 9 p.m. as part of the center’s special program to remain open late on Friday and Saturday nights in the summer. That includes the laser light shows in the Dr. Phillips...
  • Orlando-based Joicaster pulls off job for Dick Clark Productions

    Orlando-based Joicaster pulls off job for Dick Clark Productions
    Joicaster, one of Orlando’s tech startup companies, just pulled off a job for Los Angeles-based Dick Clark Productions. Joicaster’s co-founder, Rudiger Ellis, used the new technology to distribute a live feed of the 4th Annual Streamy Awards...
  • Check out photos from the Maker Faire Orlando

    Check out photos from the Maker Faire Orlando
    The biggest Maker Faire to hit Orlando yet drew more than 3,000 people on its first day, showcasing the area’s tech companies, craftsmen and inventors. “It’s very cool that people are here from all over Florida. It turns out Orlando is...
  • Orlando Science Center hosts Avatar exhibit

    Orlando Science Center hosts Avatar exhibit
    It sounds like an intriguing premise – can toys be used to get children interested … in becoming computer scientists or engineers? To test that theory, computer scientists and engineers at the University of Central Florida and the...