At this month's out-of-this-world astronomy event, Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts will be joined by special guest Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi -- astrophysicist, inventor, and co-host of the Science Channel’s Outrageous Acts of Science -- for a lively space chat on some of the most perplexing paradoxes of the universe.
Christie Aschwanden, a leading science and health writer for FiveThirtyEight and The Washington Post, joins Franklin Institute’s Dr. Rachel Valletta in examining the science behind sports medicine.
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Plan your day at The Franklin Institute with our Daily Programs & Shows Schedule. This schedule will show you things to do and see during your visit including live shows, dissections, 3D printing, simulators, movies, & more.
Explore the chemistry, physics, and mathematics of love and lust during this lovely February edition of Science After Hours.
Who were the Vikings? How did they live? How did their belief, skills, and culture influence our modern world? Journey back to Scandinavia and experience the Viking Age!
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