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2014-10-06 23:02:22

This year, the gala honors Rafael L. Bras, Ph.D., renowned civil engineer who currently serves as the provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. This year’s gala also honors Ana Maria Rey, Ph.D., theoretical physicist professor at University of Colorado at Boulder as the 2014 Early Career Honoree. Tampa, Fla (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Tickets are limited for the Museum of Science...

2014-09-26 23:01:53

PwC volunteers and MOSI staff team up to mentor Middleton High School students. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The Global Information Technology Leadership Team of PricewaterhouseCoopers visited the Museum of Science & Industry to mentor Middleton High School students about their financial future. This collaboration with MOSI supports PwC’s desire to serve as a catalyst for growth in the community by supporting financial literacy within the community’s youth....

2014-08-30 23:01:59

As a part of its on-going effort to become more accessible to the Tampa Bay community, MOSI has announced that, effective immediately, all children 5 and under will now receive complimentary admission to the Museum of Science & Industry. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 As a part of its on-going effort to become more accessible to the Tampa Bay community, MOSI has announced that, effective immediately, all children 5 and under will now receive complimentary admission to the Museum of...

2014-08-04 23:04:12

MOSI receives national recognition for outstanding community engagement Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The nationally recognized Noyce Foundation has selected MOSI as one of seven museums in the U.S. to win their Bright Lights Community Engagement Award, which includes a six-figure monetary donation. The award recognizes science centers, children’s museums and natural history museums that have done an outstanding job of engaging with their local communities. Of particular interest...

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,...

2014-03-31 23:23:16

Youth philanthropy effort culminates on May 3 with the Children's Gala, featuring Sid the Science Kid, dinner served dessert first, and explosive science experiments. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Museum of Science & Industry is giving away 10,000 free piggy banks, generously provided by PNC Bank, as part of its Give Change to Make Change campaign, to encourage youth philanthropy and raise money to send 400 kids, who otherwise couldn't afford it, to MOSI Summer Science...

2014-03-26 23:23:06

MOSI's IMAX DOME Theatre is the only venue playing Islands of Lemurs: Madagascar in the Tampa Bay area. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, a breathtaking new giant screen adventure from Warner Bros. Pictures’, is coming to MOSI’s IMAX® Dome Theatre on Friday, April 4. MOSI’s IMAX DOME Theatre is the only place in the Tampa Bay area that Island of Lemurs: Madagascar is playing. This spectacular documentary takes viewers on a journey to the remote...

2014-02-27 23:21:12

Attendees will have the opportunity to try food from the area's coolest food trucks, including Disco Donuts, Lizziecakes, I WANNA WOK, Hott Mess, Rollin Zoinks Truck, Roaming Gourmand, Pasta Bowl Food Truck, Lucia's Gelato of Tampa Bay, Big J's Smokehouse and more. MOSI’s standard exhibit galleries, ropes course and zip line will be open, in addition to the blockbuster exhibition MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 MOSI is hosting a...

2014-02-14 23:01:01

MOSI’s guests will learn about myths, the MythBusters and what experimenting is all about by participating in a series of fun, hands-on experiences and live demonstrations. Experiments cover topics such as flight, friction, gravity, speed and combustion. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The Discovery Channel’s Emmy®-nominated series comes to life to uncover truths behind popular myths by mixing scientific method with gleeful curiosity and old-fashioned ingenuity in...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.