Out of this World Exhibit Opens in Sacramento

Yesterday, science fiction lovers dressed in movie-inspired SF costumes help launch the opening of The California Museum’s new sci-fi exhibit “Out of this World: Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television,” which will run from this Saturday, Oct. 3, to Sunday, Jan. 10. Proudly sporting their Klingon Bat’leths and evil empire helmets, and even a nice […]

Bodies: The Exhibition at the Luxor, Las Vegas

Yesterday, my husband and I went to see the Bodies exhibit at the Luxor. I’ve mentioned the exhibit in this blog before, but had never seen it. I must admit I was a little nervous about what the experience would be like. It was fascinating! Of course the bio geek in me went all out. […]

Harry Potter Comes to Boston

Harry Potterâ„¢ fans will get the chance to step inside the famous wizard’s magical world through Harry Potter: The Exhibition, which opens at the Museum of Science in Boston, on October 25, 2009 and runs through February 21, 2010. The Museum of Science is the first East Coast venue to host the exhibition and the […]

Fish Are Friends, Not Food

What is it about sharks that fascinates us so? Is it the empty stare? The robotic efficiency with which they kill? Is it some ancient memory of fear? I don’t know, but they sure are popular. The first week of August is Shark Week and Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga is celebrating the Discovery Channel event […]

Math & Science Week Comes to Cedar Point

NASA’s Glenn Research Center, Cleveland; the Detroit Science Center; and COSI (Center of Science & Industry) in Columbus, Ohio, all will be helping middle and high school students appreciate math and science at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, this May. “This will be a wonderful learning experience for students and teachers alike,” said Clark Culbertson, […]

To Boldly Go

With the new Star Trek movie coming out (did anyone catch the preview during last night’s Heroes?), you can expect a lot of events piggy-backing on the Trek media machine. Here are just a few: March 27-29 2nd Annual Naruto Star Trek Convention Fort Lauderdale, Fla Star Trek guests include Walter Koenig, James Cawley, Barbara […]

Twisted, Tormented Art Comes to Hyaena

The Hyaena Gallery in Burbank, Calif., is showing the work of Ted Von Heiland, mixed media master, now through March 15. Her Last Kiss Goodbyeby Ted Von Heiland “Pulling heavily from the realms of anime and science fiction, his mixed media sculptures have both an emotional and a playful side to them. He takes the […]

Jelly Art in Tennessee

I’ll always remember the first time I saw living jellyfish. I was on a field trip out on Monterey Bay for one of my biology classes. The boat went through a school of them and we could see them just below the surface. It was truly surreal. It looked like someone had put a large […]

Star Trek: The Exhibition now in Detroit

After a brief showing in my neck of the woods (Phoenix, AZ), Star Trek: The Exhibition is now showing at the Detroit Science Center and will be there through Sept.7, 2009. Created by Premier Exhibitions, ST:TE “transports visitors into parallel universes of the future and past,” at least according the Premier Exhibitions. The exhibit features […]

Science Festival Coming to San Diego

Planned as the West Coast’s largest science event, the San Diego Science Festival will let attendees watch a car drive itself (Knight Rider anyone?), race robots and experience the thrill of jet flight. The festival is a grassroots collaboration of over 125 leading science organizations in San Diego and has attracted corporate and individual donors […]