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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.


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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.


(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.


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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.


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Philadelphia Science Festival

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


(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.


(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.


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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.



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.


(A preview of the "Science Made Clear" exhibit at the upcoming Philadelphia Science Festival. Credit: Karin Phillips)

Art And Science Meet At Philadelphia Science Festival

A new exhibit for the upcoming Philadelphia Science Festival combines the beauty of both art and science.


(Outside of the Yards Brewery in Philadelphia. Credit: Karin Phillips, KYW Newsradio)

Philadelphia Based Brewing Company Toasts To Science

Yards Brewing Company is brewing a special beer for the Philadelphia Science Festival. It still needs a name and you can vote for one online.


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Food, Science Focus Of Upcoming Philadelphia Science Festival

“Flavor tripping” and the science of chocolate are among the topics of a series of science cafes during the festival.


(photos by G. Widman for GPTMC)

Philadelphia Spring Festivals

Spring has sprung and Philadelphia is getting festive. Celebrate food, fruit, films, and fun around the region with family and friends. Here’s a list of festivals planned in Philly for 2011


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Best Reasons To Visit Philly In 2011

The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation put together their top 11 new, novel and noteworthy attractions to visit in Philadelphia in 2011 – Melony Roy. History In A New Light 1) A larger-than-life Benjamin Franklin […]