| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:09 PM
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....
| Aug 29, 2014
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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:41 AM
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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...