| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:49 AM
It's time to meet your Maker — in a good way.
The third annual Maker Faire Orlando will set up shop at Orlando Science Center on Saturday and Sunday. This year's event will showcase more than 200 projects from do-it-yourself enthusiasts.
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:35 PM
It's late at night, and the team of Matt Armstrong and Mack Hooper are still working on their creation at FamiLAB. They are grafting the powerful motor off an electric chainsaw to the reduction gear of an axle grinder. This combination will drive their...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:12 PM
The Maker Faire at Orlando Science Center will be the event of the weekend for the tech, business and art community in Orlando.
There’s so many local people involved that it’s a little overwhelming unless you just plan to hang out all...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:52 AM
WHAT: Orlando Science Center will dedicate its monument to the Red Tail pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen on Monday and celebrate the veterans with activities throughout the weekend. The dedication of the 12-foot spire (pictured is a photo illustration)...
| Jan 2, 2014
We should feel pretty confident about many aspects of what 2014 will hold for theme parks and attractions. Sure, a certain boy wizard will play a key role, and a group of height-challenged cast members are expected to raise a ruckus in the middle of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Who doesn't want to go to Sesame Street?
A real-life version of the famed address is part of a new Orlando Science Center exhibit called "Sesame Street Presents The Body," which opens to the public on Saturday. I had a sneak peek of the area, and I'm...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Orlando Science Center will stay open later on Fridays and Saturdays through mid-August.
In addition to its regular offering of exhibits, summer night-sky viewings will be held in the Crosby Observatory after 7 p.m. on those evenings. Guests can see...