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Museum of Science Presents Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age (Press Release)

October 03, 2012
On Sunday, October 7, 2012, at the New England premiere of Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age at the Museum of Science, Boston visitors will be able to journey back 20,000 years when ice sheets covered large land masses and giant, woolly beasts roamed the frozen north. The 7,500-square-foot ... (details).

Museum of Science to Host World Wide Views on Biodiversity Forum (Press Release)

September 13, 2012
BOSTON - The Museum of Science, Boston will serve as a U.S. host of World Wide Views on Biodiversity Saturday, September 15, 2012. The museum is one of more than 30 host sites in 25 countries on four continents for the citizen participation project focused on the global issue of biodiversity. In each ... (details).

Biogen Idec Foundation Awards $1 Million to Museum of Science to Support STEM Education in Massachusetts (Press Release)

September 12, 2012
Boston - The Biogen Idec Foundation has awarded the Museum of Science, Boston a $1 million grant to support interactive science education and outreach programs for middle and high school students across the state. The grant is the largest single grant awarded by the Biogen Idec Foundation to any organization in Massachusetts ... (details).

Museum of Science Welcomes Witch City Residents for Fourth Annual September Salem Days (Press Release)

August 30, 2012
Salem Residents to Receive Free Exhibit Halls, Planetarium, and Omni Theater Passes Thanks to the Norman H. Read Trust BOSTON- This September, Salem residents will have the opportunity to transport themselves to the remote and beautiful Arctic, experience a rock-and-roll journey through space and ... (details).

Take a Ride to the Outer Reaches of the Mind at the Museum of Science When Ghosts of Jupiter: Music Experience Premieres at Charles Hayden Planetarium on June 22 (Press Release)

May 30, 2012
BOSTON, May 30, 2012—On Friday, June 22, 2012, visitors to the Museum of Science, Boston will experience a rock-and-roll journey through space and time, with the premiere of Ghosts of Jupiter: Music Experience. Celebrating the release of their self-titled album, Ghosts of Jupiter, the Boston-bred ... (details).

Ancient Egypt's Greatest Mysteries Unearthed at Museum of Science (Press Release)

May 23, 2012
New Exhibit: Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science Opening May 27 BOSTON, May 23, 2012— On Sunday, May 27, the Museum of Science, Boston will present Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science, a new, temporary exhibit that will provide visitors with an immersive quest for knowledge that ... (details).

White House Names Christine Reich a "Champion of Change" for Dedication to STEM for People with Disabilities (Press Release)

May 07, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC- On Monday, May 7, the Museum of Science's Christine Reich will be one of fourteen individuals honored at the White House as Champions of Change for leading the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math for people with disabilities, the White House announced today. To watch this event live at 1:30 p ... (details).

Journey to the Top of the World When To The Arctic Arrives at Museum's Mugar Omni Theater on April 20 (Press Release)

April 17, 2012
BOSTON, April 17, 2012 - Through the power of IMAX®, audiences will be transported to one of the most remote and spectacularly beautiful places in the world and experience an emotional story of love, family and hope, when the documentary adventure To The Arctic comes to the Mugar Omni Theater on April 20, 2012 ... (details).

Mugar Omni Theater Celebrates 25th Anniversary: March Free Film Fridays, N.E. Time Capsule (Press Release)

March 01, 2012
March signals the 25th anniversary of a beloved icon -- the Museum of Science's Mugar Omni Theater, New England's first large-format screen to feature the IMAX® projection system and the region's only 180-degree dome. Since its March 21, 1987, opening as one of only 12 domes in the country, the ... (details).

Museum of Science and MathWorks Present Free Film Fridays at Museum's Mugar Omni Theater (Press Release)

February 16, 2012
BOSTON - This March, MathWorks and the Museum of Science invite visitors to experience the magic of New England's only IMAX® Dome theater -- for free! Free Film Fridays are back, and thanks to MathWorks, museumgoers will enjoy complimentary shows all day March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. Celebrating ... (details).

Museum of Science Announces New Season of Adult Offerings (Press Release)

February 08, 2012
BOSTON-- In addition to its exhibits, films, and planetarium presentations, the Museum of Science, Boston hosts a number of exciting offerings for adults. Ranging from evening social events and special programs to live presentations and stimulating forums, these offerings are designed to engage museum ... (details).

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Awards $5 Million Grant to Museum of Science for Construction of Hall of Human Life (Press Release)

January 26, 2012
Boston, Mass.— With a $5 million grant that was awarded yesterday by the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), the Museum of Science, Boston can begin construction of a timely new exhibit, the Hall of Human Life (HHL), starting this summer. Envisioned as one of the Museum's largest and most ... (details).

Museum of Science To Present New Exhibit: Geckos: Tails To Toepads Opening January 22 (Press Release)

January 25, 2012
BOSTON, January 20, 2012—This winter, the Museum of Science will present Geckos: Tails to Toepads, a new, temporary exhibit that will provide visitors with an opportunity to take on the role of biologist and meet more than 60 living, exotic geckos face-to-face. On Sunday, January 22, the Museum ... (details).

Raytheon donates $1 million to expand Engineering is Elementary teacher training (Press Release)

October 05, 2011
WALTHAM, Mass., (Oct. 5, 2011) — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is expanding its commitment to math and science education through a $1 million gift that will help extend the national impact of the Museum of Science, Boston's Engineering is Elementary® (EiE) program. The latest gift from Raytheon, ... (details).

Museum of Science presents A Day in Pompeii -- One of the World's Greatest Archaeological Discoveries (Press Release)

September 23, 2011
New England Premiere: Oct. 2, 2011 - Feb. 12, 2012 BOSTON -- On August 24, AD 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the ancient Roman city of Pompeii under volcanic ash for over 1,700 years. On Sunday, October 2, 2011, visitors to the Museum of Science, Boston will explore the life and death of this thriving city in A Day in Pompeii ... (details).

The Museum of Science Announces a New Season of Adult Offerings (Press Release)

September 21, 2011
BOSTON -- In addition to its exhibits, films, and planetarium presentations, the Museum of Science, Boston hosts a number of exciting offerings for adults. Ranging from evening social events and special programs to live presentations and stimulating forums, these offerings are designed to engage museum ... (details).

Museum of Science Welcomes Witch City Residents for Third Annual September Salem Days (Press Release)

August 30, 2011
Salem Residents to Receive Free Exhibit Halls and Omni Theater Passes Thanks to the Norman H. Read Trust BOSTON-- This September, Salem residents will have the opportunity to stand before one of the world's most complete Triceratops fossils, see brilliant flashes of indoor lightning, surround themselves ... (details).

Museum of Science presents Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries June 5 through August 21, 2011 (Press Release)

June 01, 2011
New findings from top paleontologists and vivid lifelike models challenge old notions BOSTON -- On Sunday, June 5, the Museum of Science, Boston will open Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries, a new temporary exhibit that will dramatically change the public's perception of these prehistoric creatures ... (details).

Sparked by Genzyme, teachers become students in the Museum of Science's "living classroom" (Press Release)

April 26, 2011
BOSTON — This year, Genzyme Corporation and the Museum of Science, Boston mark the 15th anniversary of the Genzyme-Museum of Science Teacher Sabbatical Program, a unique professional development program, funded by the Cambridge-based biotechnology firm. An in-depth experience for four to six ... (details).

Museum of Science announces its first $250 million capital campaign (Press Release)

April 19, 2011
Honors Genzyme and Raytheon for contributions to STEM education BOSTON, Mass.— Today, the Museum of Science, Boston announced its first comprehensive Capital Campaign of $250 million, the largest fundraising effort in its 180-year history. The announcement was made at the Museum's annual gala, ... (details).

Museum of Science Partners With Segway of Boston To Create Science and Technology-Based Tours (Press Release)

April 07, 2011
Tours Open to the Public Friday, April 15, 2011 BOSTON—April 7, 2011— The Museum of Science has teamed up with Segway® of Boston to offer the Museum of Science Segway® Experience, educational tours through Cambridge using innovative personal transportation vehicles. Developed by ... (details).

Museum of Science Hosts World Premiere of Original Astronomy Show (Press Release)

February 07, 2011
For Immediate Release Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun at Grand Reopening of Charles Hayden Planetarium February 13, 2011 BOSTON—On February 13, 2011, the Museum of Science, Boston will officially unveil New England's most technologically advanced digital theater with the world ... (details).

Museum of Science To Present Two New Exhibits: Reptiles: The Beautiful & The Deadly and K'NEX: Building Thrill Rides (Press Release)

October 21, 2010
BOSTON, October 21, 2010—This fall, the Museum of Science will present two new exhibits, Reptiles: The Beautiful & the Deadly and K'NEX: Building Thrill Rides. Included with Exhibit Halls admission, these two exhibits will provide visitors with an opportunity to take on the roles of biologist and ... (details).

InnoCentive and Museum of Science, Boston Launch New Challenge to Create the Next Great Large-Scale Science and Technology Exhibit (Press Release)

September 29, 2010
Challenge to Support Museum's Mission of Changing the Nation's Relationship with Science and Technology WALTHAM, Mass. — September 29, 2010 — InnoCentive, Inc., the world leader in Challenge-based innovation, today announced it has issued a Challenge with the Museum of Science, Boston to ... (details).

Museum of Science Launches New Initiative and Public Program Series, Let's Talk About Food (Press Release)

September 29, 2010
Museum invites visitors to explore what we eat and why it matters with events, evening discussions, and a waterfront cooking lesson with Boston's best chefs BOSTON (September 28, 2010) — This harvest season, New Englanders will discover the savory side of science when the Museum of Science launches ... (details).

Museum of Science Presents Inside the Mind of M.C. Escher (Press Release)

June 21, 2010
BOSTON, June 16, 2010—This summer, step inside the distinct and imaginative mind of M.C. Escher, a Dutch-born artist whose images provide an opportunity to see the connections between art and math and bring mathematical concepts to life in a way that formulae and equations cannot. On Saturday, ... (details).

MEDITECH CEO Howard Messing Elected Museum of Science Chairman of the Board (Press Release)

June 14, 2010
BOSTON—The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Science, Boston elected MEDITECH president and CEO Howard Messing chairman of the Museum's board at its June 10, 2010, annual meeting. The Museum is one of the world's largest science centers and Boston's most attended cultural institution. Messing, 57, succeeds Richard M ... (details).

Museum of Science Presents Whales Tohora, June 20 through September 14, 2010 (Press Release)

May 17, 2010
—New Zealand-based exhibit blends science and storytelling to bring the world of whales to life— BOSTON, May 17, 2010—This summer, New Englanders will have the chance to climb inside the heart of the largest living animal, stand before two massive skeletons—each longer than a school ... (details).

Museum of Science's National Center for Technological Literacy Wins Innovation Award (Press Release)

May 14, 2010
BOSTON—The Museum of Science's National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®) in Boston won the 2010 Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) Innovation Award. The Museum was one of two non-profits and six companies recognized May 13 by SBANE for their innovation, growth, stability, and impact ... (details).

Microsoft Joins Museum of Science as Premier Partner with $1.9 Million Technology Grant (Press Release)

March 01, 2010
—Partnership highlights shared goal: innovative science and technology education for all— BOSTON—March 1, 2010—Microsoft Corporation has donated $1.9 million in software and other support to the Museum of Science, Boston. Microsoft will be recognized as one of the Museum's "Premier ... (details).

Museum of Science, Boston Website Enhances, Expands National Center for Technological Literacy (Press Release)

January 29, 2010
—Provides resources and data to business, government agencies, media, and educators— BOSTON—The Museum of Science, Boston today launched a new website making its National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®) and its corresponding resources accessible nationwide: http://www ... (details).

Museum of Science to Present New England Premiere of Arabia in the Mugar Omni Theater (Press Release)

January 22, 2010
—Giant-screen documentary film is a kaleidoscopic portrait spanning 2,000 years of Arabian history, as told by three modern-day Arabian citizens— Museum will celebrate film opening with evening premiere event, February 11, 2010 BOSTON—January 20, 2010—The Museum of Science ... (details).

Museum of Science to Transform Planetarium into New England's Most Technologically Advanced Digital Theater (Press Release)

December 01, 2009
—$9 Million Renovation of Charles Hayden Planetarium will begin January 2010— BOSTON—The Museum of Science, Boston today announced it will undertake a year long physical and technological renovation of the Charles Hayden Planetarium starting January 4, 2010. The $9 million transformation ... (details).

Museum of Science Presents New Photo Exhibit: Running the Numbers: Portraits of Mass Consumption by Chris Jordan (Press Release)

November 17, 2009
—Running the Numbers: Portraits of Mass Consumption is open from November 12, 2009 to May 9, 2010— BOSTON, MA — When we read and hear statistics about the vast damage being done to our planet, how can we visualize numbers like 2.4 million? In Chris Jordan's "Gyre," a photograph presented ... (details).

This Summer, Watch the Museum of Science Roofline Change as it Mounts the Nation's First Rooftop Wind Turbine Lab (Press Release)

May 27, 2009
— A science experiment for the public to explore the potential of wind power— BOSTON—In partnership with the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust, the Museum of Science, Boston is installing the nation's first museum-based rooftop Wind Turbine Lab this summer. As the centerpiece of ... (details).

Museum of Science To Premiere New Exhibit, Black Holes: Space Warps & Time Twists (Press Release)

May 04, 2009
—Exhibit explores the biggest mystery of the cosmos; co-designed by Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and local youth— BOSTON—Black Holes: Space Warps & Time Twists, a new exhibit premiering at the Museum of Science June 21, will reveal what we know, don't know, and think ... (details).

Museum Celebrates Celestial Legends with Sky Heroes: Myths In The Stars (Press Release)

October 29, 2008
The stories of the stars are revealed in conjunction with Mythic Creatures exhibit BOSTON—The night sky for many today is, for the most part, just a passing fancy. After all, those living near urban centers are often unable to view the sky's most dazzling features. But for the ancients of all cultures, ... (details).

Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids On View at Museum of Science, Boston October 26, 2008 - March 22, 2009 (Press Release)

August 15, 2008
Captivating and Whimsical Exhibition Examines Science and Legend BOSTON—Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids traces the natural and cultural roots of some of the most enduring mythological creatures from Asia, Europe, the Americas, and beyond. Opening to the public on October 26, this ... (details).

Find Out What You're Afraid of With Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear (Press Release)

August 15, 2008
World's first exhibit on fear opening in Boston at the Museum of Science, October 12 BOSTON—Discover what makes our hearts race, our knees shake, and our bodies sweat when we are scared. Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear, developed by the California Science Center, opens in Boston at Museum of Science, October 12, 2008 ... (details).

Museum of Science, Boston Named a Top Science Center by Parents Magazine (Press Release)

August 14, 2008
BOSTON—Parents magazine today released its list of the nation's top science centers. Highest ranked in the northeast, the Museum of Science is listed at number three nationwide. Compiling information through an extensive survey, Parents magazine determined the rankings based on a variety of factors ... (details).

Teens From Around The World Use Technology And Teamwork To Address Community Challenges (Press Release)

July 23, 2008
BOSTON—From August 5 – 10, over 300 teens and their chaperones from 20 countries will gather in Boston for a global Teen Summit, hosted by the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network. The youth leaders, ages 13 to 18 –– from the United States, and as far away as Russia, New Zealand, Jordan, ... (details).

Museum Issues Call to Baseball Fans Across The Country: Be A Part of New Exhibit (Press Release)

June 12, 2008
Baseball stories bring together fans, players, senators and sportswriters. BOSTON — Through September 1, 2008 the Museum of Science, Boston, one of the world's largest science centers and New England's most-attended cultural institution is offering baseball fans from around the country the ... (details).

This Summer, Moviegoers Travel to an Unspoiled, Marine Wilderness -- the Wild Coast of Africa -- and Witness One of Nature's Most Spectacular Migrations (Press Release)

June 01, 2008
BOSTON — Imagine an enchanted underwater world that is teeming with life — an unspoiled marine wilderness that recalls the richness of the world's oceans from hundreds of years ago, before human impact. Along a remote shoreline where the African coast meets the sea, this world still exists, ... (details).

Museum of Science, Boston participates in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Press Release)

May 09, 2008
BOSTON—This Mother's Day, audiences across the nation will witness a mother from Maynard, Mass. receive her greatest wish—to have her family reunited under one roof after a tragic car accident. The family's story will be told on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, airing Sunday, May 11, 8 p.m ... (details).

What Happened to Pluto? (Press Release)

April 30, 2008
Museum's new Planetarium show brings clarity to one of the most controversial science debates of recent years Poor Pluto. For almost 80 years it was in the big time, the ninth planet in the solar system. But in August 2006, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) demoted the icy orb to a "dwarf" ... (details).

New Museum of Science Exhibit to Inspire Future Engineering Leaders through Inventors' Life Stories and Interactive Design Challenges (Press Release)

November 28, 2007
Download the press kit for this release, plus photos and captions from Eric Bailey and Helen Greiner's visit to the exhibit. BOSTON, Mass. — With the increasing importance of technological literacy and the need for trained engineers and scientists, the Museum of Science, Boston will unveil Innovative Engineers on November 28, 2007 ... (details).

Museum of Science Unveils New Sophia & Bernard M. Gordon Wing (Press Release)

November 28, 2007
BOSTON, Mass. — On November 28, 2007, with support from the Gordon Foundation, the Museum of Science, Boston unveils the Sophia & Bernard M. Gordon Wing. A hub of educational innovation, the new two-level space is the headquarters of the National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®) ... (details).
 

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