| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida.
1. George Diaz wrote about gay-marriage bashing on Monday, today he's writing about Tony Dungy's comments on the NFL's first openly gay player Michael Sam. How do you feel about the former NFL coach'...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:55 AM
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-...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:18 AM
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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:58 PM
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’...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Orlando's Mini Maker Faire is getting an upgrade. The event, featuring do-it-yourself enthusiasts, will lose its "mini," becoming "Maker Faire Orlando" and expanding into a two-day occasion at the Orlando Science Center.
Maker Faire, set for Sept 14-15,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:06 PM
United Arts has announced its second batch of mini-grants for 2014. More than $4,450 was distributed among three organizations in regular mini-grants. Nine organizations were awarded a total of $20,000 for grants specifically designated for arts...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Orlando Science Center's adults-only night comes back to the lineup this Saturday. The Science Night Live event, for folks 21 years and older, includes the return of the laser-light shows and two performances by the rock band Twitchy.
The entire science...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:32 AM
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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 3:06 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:11 AM
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...