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2015-01-28 23:06:08

AmpItUp, the University City Science Center’s newest STEAM Initiatives program, will give 7th and 8th graders an opportunity to explore the inner workings of the batteries and circuits that

2015-01-20 23:05:24

Researchers developing technologies for high-speed eye exams, cancer treatment, stem cell growth and healthcare sanitation will receive a total of $650,000 in funding through the seventh round

2014-12-11 23:01:18

Two healthcare IT companies and a biotech startup are the newest members of the entrepreneurial community at the Science Center’s Port business incubator. Philadelphia,

2014-12-03 23:02:54

The Department of Making + Doing (DM+D) is getting into the DIY holiday spirit as it showcases the work of its makers and doers with #MadeAtDMD, the makerspace’s first exhibition and sale.

2014-11-24 23:05:51

Industry experts will address collaboration between startups and large companies during Collective Disruption, a Smart Talk panel at the University City Science Center on Tuesday, December 2,

2014-11-17 23:05:24

A mural representing the physical manifestation of PolakVanBekkum’s seven-month residency at the University City Science Center, 250 Miles Crossing Philadelphia, will be unveiled on Sunday,

2014-11-13 23:07:42

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams and Julie Lenzer Kirk, Director of the U.S.

2014-10-16 23:07:14

The University City Science Center has received a $1 million grant from the U.S.

2014-10-16 23:02:38

CT scans reveal age, gender and probable cause of death of child mummy featured in South Florida Science Center exhibit West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 16,

2014-10-13 23:05:27

Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., co-founder of Jiffy Lube International and president of Philadelphia University, will kick off the Science Center’s fall Smart Talk series. Philadelphia,


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.