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Orlando Science Center

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Science Center hosts DIY types for Maker Faire Orlando

    Science Center hosts DIY types for Maker Faire Orlando
    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. Among...
  • Orlando Maker Faire Preview, now not so Mini

    Orlando Maker Faire Preview, now not so Mini
     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...
  • Local artists and businesses will fill the Maker Faire

    Local artists and businesses will fill the Maker Faire
    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...
  • Don't miss: Red Tail pilots monument at Orlando Science Center

    Don't miss: Red Tail pilots monument at Orlando Science Center
    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)...
  • Can 2014 live up to hype, hopes for Orlando theme parks?

    Can 2014 live up to hype, hopes for Orlando theme parks?
    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...
  • Science center: 'Sesame Street' exhibit contains body language for kids

    Science center: 'Sesame Street' exhibit contains body language for kids
    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...
  • Orlando Science Center extends Friday, Saturday hours, use of observatory

    Orlando Science Center extends Friday, Saturday hours, use of observatory
    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...