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2014-10-08 08:32:19

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ExteNet Systems today announced live wireless service via a national wireless carrier on its distributed network at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) to enhance the museum's guest experience. MSI is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere and a Chicago landmark. "The Museum of Science and Industry's building was first designed and built as the Palace of Fine Arts building for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition,"...

2014-07-25 23:01:07

Florida Hospital presents MOSI with a $2 million check to keep the science center moving forward and help convert the IMAX DOME Theatre to state-of-the-art 3D digital technology, the only dome theatre in the State of Florida and one of the first science centers in the country to convert to a digital platform. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Florida Hospital and MOSI officially announced a transformational partnership that will unite the two not-for-profit organizations for years to come and make a...

2014-05-27 23:04:38

3D Printing the Future will offer an inspiring glimpse of the future through 3D-printed objects, live demonstrations, and hands-on 3D printing, along with an in-depth look at how 3D printing technology works, how it is used, and the amazing possibilities for the future. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 3D Printing the Future - The Exhibition, designed and produced by MOSI, makes its debut on June 14, 2014. From fashion to décor, entertainment to toys, medical devices to human organs,...

2013-06-13 23:03:01

American Mensa shares its ideas on how to best spend your time this summer. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 As families across the nation gear up for summer vacation, the challenge of finding fun and engaging activities for everyone can be frustrating. American Mensa shares its ideas on how to best spend your time this summer. A recent survey of select Mensa members regarding Science Museums in North America revealed the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., to be their...

2013-05-28 23:03:27

“The Art of the Bicycle” exhibit depicts the evolution of the most popular machine for human-powered locomotion Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 ElliptiGO Inc., creators of the world´s first elliptical bicycle, today announced that the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) selected an ElliptiGO 8S to display in its new exhibit, The Art of the Bicycle. The exhibit takes guests through the evolution of bicycle engineering, juxtaposing nine rare bicycles from the...


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