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 […]

Wired‘s List of 100 Geeky Places

Dream of traveling through time? the human body? space? Then there are places for you to go and live that dream. I give you Doug Cornelius’s list of “100 Geeky Places to Take Your Kids This Summer.” The list is mostly museums, science centers and aquariums, but there are some other things thrown in for […]

Be a Secret Agent Man

You have to hand it to the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. They are not only a really cool traditional museum, but an innovative museum when it comes to immersive experiences. Following the success of the Museum’s award-winning spy adventure, Operation SpyTM, they have launched Spy in the City®, a new GPS-based interactive outdoor […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Art of Science

It has come to my attention that a number of artists are using science as an inspiration for art, and not in the traditional way that illustrators of science fiction novels have for decades. No, these artists are using science as an integral part of their body of work. Take for example, “Angel of the […]

Orlando Science Center Hosts Fossil Fest

I know, I know, this is short notice, but I just got the info in my email box a moment ago! In the interest of getting this info out quickly, I’ll just post the flyer they sent. Click on the image to see the full size. Highlights: What: Fossil Fest Where: Orlando Science Center Orlando, […]