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Philadelphia Science Festival

(One of 14 teams of Drexel University students who are working on the world's most complex -- albeit silliest -- mechanical device, with a computer model of their work.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Drexel Students To Usher in 2014 Science Fest With the Ultimate Silly Invention

Forty-four Drexel students will attempt to break the record for the largest “Rube Goldberg”-style device.

03/05/2014

(Gerri Trooskin of the Franklin Institute, director of the Philadelphia Science Festival.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Science Festival Readies For 11 Days of Fun and Learning

The Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off Thursday night, covering everything from astronomy to zombies.

04/18/2013

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Learn more about the Philadelphia Science Festival.

04/17/2013

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Philadelphia Science Festival

For more on the Philadelphia Science Festival, visit: http://www.philasciencefestival.org

04/15/2013

(Youngmoo Kim at the ExCITE Center. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Engineers, Students To Take Part In NASA Hackathon In Philadelphia

Philadelphia will be the world headquarters of a two day NASA “hackathon” on April 20th and 21st.

04/14/2013

(Cassandra Boyce of Meals on Wheels Delaware.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Two Food Fundraisers, and The Science of Food

Hadas Kuznits previews two area food-related fundraisers, plus food-related events during the Philadelphia Science Festival.

04/11/2013

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Positively Philadelphia: Science Festival Spreads Through The City

Even the Phillies are getting in on the fun, there will be a Science Day at the Ballpark.

03/29/2013

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Philadelphia Science Festival: Ice Cream

In honor of the Philadelphia Science Festival, Pat and Ukee learned about the science behind ice cream.

04/20/2012

(Nancy Law stands outside her SoWe Bar and Kitchen, at 22nd and Carpenter Streets.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Everything New For Spring, Foodwise

Hadas finds a new restaurant near Graduate Hospital, a hotel planting a rooftop herb garden, and a food-and-drink link to the Philadelphia Science Festival.

04/20/2012

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Philadelphia Science Festival

Liz Kelley spoke to Ukee about the science behind air and movement in honor of the Philadelphia Science Festival.

04/19/2012

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Philadelphia Science Festival

The Philadelphia Science Festival hits the city on April 20th and runs until April 29th.

04/17/2012

(A robotics event at last year's Philadelphia Science Festival.  Photos provided)

Positively Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Science Festival

Uncover “The Science of Beer” at the Phillies’ ballpark, or meet a street-corner astronomer for an exciting peek at the sky during this ten-day event.

03/18/2012

(credit: Kurtis Sensenig/University of Pennsylvania)

‘PhillieBot’ Throws First Pitch At Phillies Game

As part of Science Day at the Ballpark, a robot designed by a team at Penn threw out the first pitch. But things did not go quite as planned.

04/20/2011

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Philadelphia Science Festival Opens

The Philadelphia Science Festival officially kicks off tonight with the official naming of its specially brewed Belgian ale. A huge carnival on the Parkway Saturday and events, mostly free, celebrating science for the next 14 days.

04/15/2011

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Philadelphia Students Look To Move The Earth With A Big Jump

The Big Jump, as it’s called, kicks off the Philadelphia Science Festival. Kids at schools citywide will be jumping up and down between 11:00 and 11:01 tomorrow morning, to see if they can move the seismic needle on computer vibration sensors at their schools.

04/14/2011

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