Latest Maryland Science Center Stories

2014-05-08 16:33:19

2,000 sq. ft. Interactive Laboratory Environment Expansion Funded by BD Diagnostics BALTIMORE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maryland Science Center's newly expanded and re-imagined space, SciLab, is now open, providing a unique, popular and hands-on laboratory science simulation for visitors. The 2,000-square-foot expansion was partially funded by a $100,000 contribution from BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical...

2014-03-14 16:22:38

$1.8 million permanent exhibit designed to inspire students about the science of electricity BALTIMORE, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maryland Science Center and Constellation today celebrated the opening of the center's newest permanent exhibit, Power Up!. The $1.8 million exhibit, sponsored by Constellation and parent company Exelon, gives visitors an interactive look at the science of electricity. The 4,000-square-foot, multi-lingual (English, Spanish and Braille) exhibit...

2011-10-27 04:26:39

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver joined U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) during a dedication of a permanent exhibit of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore Wednesday at an event featuring national political, science and technology luminaries. The exhibit is a donation to the museum by the Northrop Grumman Corporation of Falls Church, Va. "I believe in the science and innovation that have made America a world leader in discovery. There is no...

2011-05-12 11:46:00

BALTIMORE, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maryland Academy of Sciences and the Maryland Science Center have selected the 2011 recipients of its Annual Awards which recognize the accomplishments of young leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Dr. Ian Appelbaum, Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland, will receive the Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) award and Dr. Ganesh Sriram, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

Maryland Science Center and National Aquarium offer new exhibits and summer of fun family events BALTIMORE, May 19 /PRNewswire/ --- This summer, it's a perfect storm of prehistoric thrills as Dinosaurs and Jellies descend upon the Maryland Science Center and the National Aquarium and spur a WATERFRONT INVASION of activities, events, concerts, outdoor movies and other promotions around Baltimore's Inner Harbor. While the city prepares for this epic invasion, families and travelers are...

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