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2011-05-10 10:00:00

Exhibition Features 36 Accidental Mummies on Loan From the Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato DALLAS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- They were miners, fathers, soldiers, farmers and children. They are revered by their descendents and have been visited by millions. They are rare, shocking ... and completely accidental. Now, they are making their Southwest U.S. debut in The Accidental Mummies of Guanajuato exhibition. The Accidental Mummies of Guanajuato is a 10,000 square-foot...

2011-04-04 09:41:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing a collaborative education-centric partnership that began in 1999, The Chrysler Foundation will be the 2011 Lead Founding Sponsor of the Detroit Science Center's 10th annual gala, taking place Friday, May 13. The Gala celebrates engineering, technology and science and is the Detroit Science Center's signature annual fundraising event. "Engineers in Motorsports" is the theme of this year's event with Jack Roush, CEO of Roush...

2011-03-29 10:03:00

DETROIT and FLORHAM PARK, N.J., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- How do you remove impurities from wastewater, or identify additives in the foods that you eat? Starting Saturday, April 2, children can learn how chemistry relates to the world around us and provides answers to these questions and many others at Kids' Lab, an exciting new program at the Detroit Science Center and provided by BASF Corporation. During each Kids' Lab program, Science Center educators and docents will lead...

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2010-09-28 14:18:12

By Dave Guerin, Louisiana Tech University Geopolymer concrete, an innovative and environmentally-friendly building material developed at Louisiana Tech University's Trenchless Technology Center (TTC), will be featured in a transportation exhibition taking place at the Detroit Science Center. Developed by Dr. Erez Allouche, research director for the TTC, and his team, geopolymer concrete is an emerging class of cementitious materials that utilize "fly ash", one of the most abundant industrial...

2010-04-01 07:30:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes is a national epidemic. In the United States, a person is diagnosed with diabetes every 21 seconds. A new interactive traveling exhibit, Diabetes: A Deeper Look, developed by the Detroit Science Center and made possible with support from sanofi-aventis U.S., will help hundreds of thousands of people across the country understand diabetes, available diabetes treatment options, and the role insulin plays in the body. Opening today at...

2009-08-06 12:10:00

Exhibition is Entering its Final Weeks in Detroit! DETROIT, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For engaged couple Alissa Mellis and Justin Gruba of Troy, Mich., Star Trek symbolizes hope, knowledge and exploration, attributes they hope to infuse into their future life together. Where better then to say "I do" than on the bridge of the USS Enterprise aboard STAR TREK: THE EXHIBITION at the Detroit Science Center? Mellis and Gruba were the grand prize winners of the STAR TREK: THE EXHIBITION...

2009-03-27 13:38:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Point will host its own version of science class when the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort will extend its popular Physics, Math & Science Day to a five-day event this May. The new Math & Science Week will be held Monday through Friday, May 18-22 and will offer a variety of daily activities and programs for students and teachers. Schools from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Pennsylvania are expected to attend. The programs and...

2009-03-12 08:43:00

Stories of Real-life Engineers Paired With Special Seating and Audio-Visual Effects Will Excite Visitors About Careers in Engineering DETROIT, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Get ready to enter the exciting world of engineering with a theater experience like no other when the Detroit Science Center opens the Toyota Engineering Theater on March 14, 2009. This immersive, multi-media theater experience will take Science Center visitors on an interactive journey into the world of real-life...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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