| 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...
| 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...
| 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 23, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Orlando Science Center's adults-only night returns Saturday, the same day, as fate would have it, that its "Sesame Street" exhibit opens.
These are separate events, for sure. Science Night Live, for the 21-and-up set, runs from 8 p.m. to 11 pm. on Sept....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In a truly dark sky, meteors scorch the blackness every few minutes, satellites race by in all directions and the dazzling Milky Way appears as an electrified cloud.
None of those things is visible from Orlando because its urban lighting smudges the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Two dozen arts and cultural organizations received cultural tourism grants from Orange County this week. In total, $1,870,171 was given out by the Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs office.
The money is geared toward programs and projects that will...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Who: Kim L. Cavendish of Boca Raton. The president and chief executive officer of the Museum of Discovery and Science and the AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater in Fort Lauderdale received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Florida Association of...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Orlando Science Center will host another $5-admission day this Sunday.
The event, produced in partnership with the Walmart Foundation, includes all regular exhibits and offerings of the museum. Admission is usually $19 ($13 for ages 3-11).
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The Neanderthal Ball, a fund-raiser for and at the Orlando Science Center, is set for Saturday, Nov. 2.
The seventh annual event carries a caveman vibe, with activities taking place in the center's DinoDigs and the Our Planet, Our Universe exhibit...