Steve Snyder

(franklin institute's red-tail hawk) (credit: the franklin institute)

Male, Red-Tail Hawk Missing From Franklin Institute Confirmed Dead

The male hawk that had gone missing from the nest at the Franklin Institute was confirmed dead on Thursday.


Franklin Institute Set To Open Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit

The Franklin Institute hosts a new exhibit that takes a glimpse back into how people lived during Biblical times. It opens May 12th.


(a woman from the Franklin Institute points to the new addition in a model of the museum.) (credit: KYW's Hadas Kuznits)

Franklin Institute Breaks Ground For New 53-Thousand Square Foot Addition

A groundbreaking was held on Thursday for a new $65-million project at the Franklin Institute.


(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.


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Franklin Institute Set To Unveil New “CSI”-Inspired Science Exhibit

You won’t see any of the familiar faces from the show, but you will be able to examine clues, deadly wounds, and evidence, and try to solve the crime just as they do.