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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.