Franklin Institute's Chief Astronomer Says People Can Expect Commercial Space Flights To Become More Accessible To Masses Following Blue Origin's Successful FlightPitts also said flights like this one, with an 18-year-old aboard, will likely inspire young people to get involved in space travel and the future of space.
2019 Philadelphia Science Festival Kicks Off TodayThe festival, which is organized and led by the Franklin Institute, offers educational science events for families and adults.
Camp Kids With Special Needs Beat Summer Heat At Franklin InstituteA group of 70 kids from the Variety Club Camp jumped and surfed their way through the swim zone, poked and prodded their way through the section dedicated to the human brain.
Franklin Institute Hosts Preview For Philadelphia Science FestivalThe Franklin Institute hosted a preview on Friday afternoon for this year's Philadelphia Science Festival, which kicks off in one week.
World's First Stainless Steel Airplane On Exhibit For About 80 Years Being Disassembled This WeekIt will be disassembled before being hauled off for restoration.
Local Students Rewarded With STEM Educational Tour Through CaliforniaInspired by its current exhibition "The Science Behind Pixar"-- The Franklin Institute has partnered with T-E Connectivity to send three local students on a STEM education tour in California.
Top Spring Date Ideas In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia has become one of the go-to cities for fun and adventure, and a great place for an awesome Spring date. Each neighborhood has something unique to offer.
The Franklin Institute Breaks Down The Science Behind Mardi GrasThe Franklin Institute marked Mardi Gras on Tuesday night.
Hundreds Of Area Fans Flock To Theaters To See New Star Wars MovieIt's a force that keeps attracting crowds to theaters.
Thanksgiving 2015 Visitor's Guide To PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia is a popular destination for Thanksgiving travelers. Read on for information about Philadelphia’s visitor’s center and for more on some must-see stops while visiting the Philadelphia area.
Priest Builds Replica Of Vatican Made Completely Of LegosThe Rev. Bob Simon spent about 10 months constructing a mini St. Peter's Basilica out of a half-million Legos.
Priest Builds Lego Replica Of Vatican; On Display At Franklin InstituteAs a segue between the Franklin Institute's Art of the Brick exhibit and their Vatican Splendors exhibit, the museum now has a huge Lego replica of the Vatican on display in their atrium.
Top Spots To Go Star And Moon Gazing Near PhiladelphiaWhether you do your star gazing when you are looking up at the night sky or you are looking deep into your partner’s eyes, it’s all about the mood and location. Finding that special place, makes the moment all that more magical.
Hear Philly: Legend Of Genghis Khan Comes To Life At The Franklin Institute'Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life' takes visitors on an unforgettable journey into the legendary Mongol Empire and its founder.
Top Ways To Celebrate National Teacher Day In PhiladelphiaTeacher’s Appreciation Day is May 5. Here's how to celebrate it in Philly.