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The Philadelphia Tribune | Franklin Institute astronomer optimistic in discovery of 7 planets
In a solar system 40 light-years away, a cluster of planets has caused a big stir on the third rock from the Sun. According to NASA and the Belgian-led research team that...
CBS Eyewitness News | Derrick Pitts new planets
KYW-AM (Radio) | Derrick Pitts talks new NASA discovery
NBC 10 News | Derrick Pitts talks about NASA discovery
Metro Philly | Mingle with dinosaurs at Jurassic World at the Franklin Institute
Welcome to "Jurassic World: The Exhibition" at the Franklin Institute. Created by Universal Studios, Imagine Exhibition and Creature Technology Co., the dinosaurs from the big...
WDEL 101.7FM | Forget dinner: many learned the science behind wine this Valentine's Day at the...
Get ready to dive deep into the science of wine with the Franklin Institute's first-ever Valentine's Day Wine Lab. "We thought it was a great way in which to bring people...
CBS3 Eyewitness News: Valentine's Day Wine Lab
6ABC MyPHL17: Valentine's Day Wine Lab, featuring Larry Dubinski
FOX29 Good Day Philadelphia: Nerdy Valentines
Philly.com | Slime is back! The gross, sticky, goopy mess is a hit again with kids
Drugstores are struggling to keep glue - yes, ordinary white schoolhouse glue - on the shelves. Parents are keeping a wary eye on the upholstery. And children are selling bags...
ABC27 Harrisburg | Mommy Minute: Walk among dinosaurs at the Franklin Institute
The Jurassic World exhibit at the Franklin Institute has quickly become a must-see attraction for kids of all ages. "We opened the exhibit Thanksgiving weekend and it has just...
Philly.com | Spring Arts Guide 2017: Frogs, detectives, opening of American Revolution Museum...
Without doubt, the big news in the world of Philadelphia-area museums this spring is the grand opening of the Museum of the American Revolution. Decades in the dreaming and in...
CourierPost.com | 12 museums kids will love this winter!
Gray winter days seem cozier when spent inside a great museum. Have you taken your kids to the must-see institutions, as well as to the little-known charmers? No better time...
CBS Eyewitness News | Derrick Pitts Sinkhole Science
ABC Action News | Science After Hours
KYW-AM (Radio) | Science Speakeasy: Science After Hours
Eyewitness News | Science After Hours
FOX 29 News | Celebrating Roaring '20s- Science After Hours
CourierPost.com | 'Robot Revolution' at The Franklin Institute
Robots have made the leap from sci-fi to real life. Why not see some of them up close and learn how they are changing the way humans live? At The Franklin Institute, you can...
Philly.com | Celebrate One Book, One Philadelphia with these 8 events
One Book, One Philadelphia celebrates its 15th anniversary this year with Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The program, featuring literary...
CBS Philly.com | On His Birthday, We Remember Ben Franklin: An 18th Century Superhero
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - If you ask a child if they know any superheroes, they'll give you an answer. Tuesday marked Benjamin Franklin's 311th birthday and while many of us know...
PhillyVoice.com | Name that beer: Yards Brewing, Philadelphia Science Festival seek moniker for...
Beginning last week, the public is invited to vote on the name for this year's special-edition, "scientifically inspired concoction" for the 2017 Philadelphia Science Festival,...
CBSPhilly.com | What's Cooking on 1060: 'Science After Hours'
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The Franklin Institute kicks off a new year of their cocktail series at the museum this month called "Science After Hours." In this week's segment of What's...
CBSPhilly.com | Beets Used To Help Melt Snow
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Beets aren't just for eating anymore. They're being used to help melt snow. Rock salt is corrosive. It can tear up concrete and asphalt, cause problems for...
PhillyVoice.com | Philly shows love for David Bowie with week of themed events
Philadelphia fans of David Bowie, "felt it was important to gather together as a city to celebrate a truly one-of-a-kind performer as we mark both his birth date and the...

Jurassic World: The Exhibition

CNET.com | 'Jurassic World: The Exhibition' brings dinosaurs to life with paleontologist Jack Horner
He's a top adviser for every "Jurassic Park" film and explains how he works to bring prehistoric creatures to life for film and in the real-life "Jurassic World: The Exhibition."
The Morning Call Online | Inside 'Jurassic World: The Exhibition' at Philadelphia's Franklin...
It's all a little unnerving. A curious Parasaurolophus sticks its small head and long neck out of the shrub to check out visitors. A Velociraptor runs and screeches in its...
Delaware Online The News Journal | Lifelike dinosaurs roar into Franklin Institute
Welcome to Jurassic World, where humans co-exist with dinosaurs in "complete safety." Yeah, right. What the four films in Steven Spielberg's epic "Jurassic Park" franchise...

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