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2010-09-27 09:28:00

--"Philadelphia Science Festival" to Launch in April 2011-- PHILADELPHIA, Sept.

2010-06-02 12:13:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The world of Cleopatra VII, which has been lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, will surface on June 5 when "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" opens its doors to the world for the first time at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia (through January 2, 2011).

2010-05-14 13:42:00

Exhibition Featuring Artifacts from Ongoing Searches into the Life and Times of Egypt's Legendary Queen Opens June 5 PHILADELPHIA, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Installation of the 150 artifacts that will be featured in the world premiere exhibition "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" began today in Philadelphia at The Franklin Institute, including two colossal granite statues from the 4th - 3rd centuries B.C.

2010-05-05 10:07:00

Exhibition Featuring Artifacts from Ongoing Searches into the Life and Times of Egypt's Legendary Queen Opens June 5 PHILADELPHIA, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for the world premiere exhibition "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt," debuting in Philadelphia at The Franklin Institute on June 5.

2010-04-07 10:07:00

SPECIAL KICK-OFF EVENT REVEALS WINNER OF THE 8-WEEK GET FIT PHILLY! WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE PHILADELPHIA, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to popular demand, The Franklin Institute has extended the hours of BODY WORLDS 2 & The Brain for its closing weekend in Philadelphia.

2010-01-11 10:42:00

- Show Features Extraordinary Look Back at the Beatles - PHILADELPHIA, Jan.

2009-12-01 11:42:00

Five-City North American Tour Will Feature Artifacts from Ongoing Searches into the Life and Times of Egypt's Legendary Queen PHILADELPHIA , Dec.

2009-10-19 11:32:00

Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft, Receives Bower Award for Business Leadership PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Franklin Institute today named eleven preeminent trailblazers in science, technology, and business as the 2010 Franklin Institute Laureates.

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2009-06-15 16:20:00

The human brain is a three-pound paradox: We use it every moment of our lives, yet so much about our brains remains a mystery to us. How do our brains make decisions?


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.