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Essential Guide to the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, April 20-28

Get ready to #GetNerdyPHL! The Philadelphia Science Festival returns from April 20 to 28 for a super-charged citywide celebration of science, engineering, technology, math and...

Metro US

7 things you can't miss at the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival

Calling all science nerds: The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off on Friday, April 20, with 83 events over the course of nine days. "This is our eighth year," says...

CBS Local

CBS3 atJefferson: Teddy Bear Clinic Feature

CBS features PSF's Teddy Bear Clinic and Science Carnival Activities

Metro US

Kids awed by STEM at Philly Science Festival

On Saturday, the Philadelphia Science Festival came to a close with its day-long finale carnival on the Parkway. The festival featured 80 events over the course of nine days,...

Philly.com

Science festival comes to an end, posing lots of questions with Parkway party

Most of the questions at the Philadelphia Science Festival's carnival Saturday were perplexing, a few downright gross, and while some discussed salad dressing and slime, others...

Franklin Institute Awards

Main Line Media News

Franklin Institute presents annual awards for achievements in scientific research, development

The Franklin Institute was founded in 1824 by two men who wanted to teach and preach on just what Benjamin Franklin had been promoting throughout his life. It would be a place...

Philly.com

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...

Google

(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...

newsobserver

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,...

Phillystylemag

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,...

Newswise

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...

Philly.com

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...

Game Masters: The Exhibition

Holonis

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...

The Philadelphia Inquirer

It's Virtually Heaven For Video Game Fans

There are more than 100 playable video games at the Franklin Institute's latest exhibition...

PHL17.com

PHL 17: Game Masters

Weekend Philler checks out the new Game Masters exhibit at The Franklin Institute!...

Main Line Media News

'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...

PhillyVoice

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...

PennLive.com

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...