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Duke professor's beautiful law of human progress
It is the most commonly denied undeniable fact: our world just keeps getting better. Even as scholars, pundits and the guy across the bar beat the ancient empty drum of doom,...
(Cerf)ing the Internet: meet the man who helped build it
Inside Google Managing Editor, The Keyword Published Apr 19, 2018 Editor's Note: Tonight, Google's Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf will accept a Franklin Institute Award...
From yogurt bacteria to fighting cancer: Franklin Institute honors gene-editing pioneer
It began with the quest to keep yogurt from going bad. Philippe Horvath, a soft-spoken food scientist who went to work for a French chemical company in 2000, was charged with...
The 2018 Franklin Institute Awards
On April 19, 2018, The Franklin Institute hosted an awards ceremony and dinner at the museum. The annual black tie gala celebrates the most talented scientists, engineers,...
SLAC's Helen Quinn Honored with 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics
Helen Quinn, a professor emerita at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University, will receive the 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in...
Franklin Institute to honor John Goodenough for work on battery used in cell phones
More than 260 years ago, Benjamin Franklin wired together a series of lead-lined glass panes to store electrical charge. He called his contraption a battery, and he coined two...

Game Masters: The Exhibition

Drink, play video games during Game Night at Franklin Institute
This summer, the Franklin Institute is letting the 21-plus crowd into its new temporary exhibit "Game Masters" after-hours. Adults will have access to the more than 100 playable...
The Franklin Institute Has Opened An Exhibit On The Evolution Of Video Games
Between the opening of the World Video Game Hall of Fame a few years ago and this upcoming exhibit at the Franklin Institute, it's a great time to be a video game fan. While the...
'Game Masters' at the Franklin Institute celebrates a virtual world
If you grew up during a certain era, the first part of the new Game Masters exhibition at the Franklin Institute will be able to keep you entertained for hours. Remember pumping...
From 'Pac-Man' to 'Minecraft': What you'll find at Franklin Institute's celebration of video games
Let the games begin! Video games, that is. In "Game Masters: The Exhibition" at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, no quarters are required to play more than 100 video...
It's Virtually Heaven For Video Game Fans
There are more than 100 playable video games at the Franklin Institute's latest exhibition...
PHL 17: Game Masters
Weekend Philler checks out the new Game Masters exhibit at The Franklin Institute!...
Players travel from Pac-Man to Warcraft at Game Masters exhibit at Franklin Institute
CLOSE The big red button taunts: "Press start." And away you go, obliterating asteroids into confetti shards, gobbling up candy-colored ghosts, defending the peons from menacing...
Play 100 Classic And Modern Video Games At The Franklin Institute's Massive New Game Masters...
Press start on a journey through 40 years of video gaming history and evolution at Game Masters: The Exhibition, a 14,000-square-foot exhibit on display from March 31 to...
Game Masters Exhibition Opens At The Franklin Institute
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - No need to go to the shore this summer if you want to spend time at the arcade. The Franklin Institute's brand new exhibit takes gaming to a whole new...
Play Arcade Classics at New Philly Exhibit on Video Games
A touring exhibition that explores the evolution of video games and features more than 100 playable games has landed in Philadelphia.
Game Masters at The Franklin Institute
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Video game history gets its day with 'Game Masters' exhibit at Franklin Institute
There are more than 100 playable video games at the Franklin Institute's latest exhibition, but if you're looking for museum president and CEO Larry Dubinski, you'll want to...
Play more than 100 video games at the new exhibit at The Franklin Institute
Ready, player one? No quarters are required to play more than 100 video games at The Franklin Institute. They're part of the newest exhibit coming to the Philadelphia science...
Video games exhibition set for Philly's Franklin Institute
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A touring exhibition that explores the evolution of video games and features more than 100 playable games has landed in Philadelphia. "Game Maste
Exhibit explores evolution of gaming with 100-plus playable video games
A new temporary exhibit celebrating five decades of innovative video game design is opening at the Franklin Institute in March. Visitors will journey from the arcade era through...

Philadelphia Science Festival

Youngsters Give Check Ups to Stuffed Animals as Part of Free Education Clinic
Children in Gloucester County got the chance to become doctors for the day, practicing medicine on some of their favorite stuffed friends. On Sunday, April 22nd, Jefferson...
Philadelphia Science Festival Wraps Up With Young Scientists
Young Scientists put their knowledge to the test Jan Carabeo reports.
DO THIS: Science is Golden at this Festival
Checking out this year's Science Festival
WHYY: Lots of thought for food at '18 Philly Science Festival
People usually stop by Reading Terminal Market for the juicy roast pork sandwiches, the freshly made scrapple, and the gooey apple dumplings. But for the next week, the...
Video: Philadelphia Science Festival begins with a bang
Starting Friday, the Philadelphia Science Festival will offer hands on experiments with more than 80 events around the region. Video by Andy Vineberg
Organizers Give Sneak Preview Of 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival
Jessica Dean reports.

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