Thousands Visit Discovery for Space Day 2016
Thousands Visit Discovery for Space Day 2016
[caption id="attachment_1883" align="alignright" width="400"]SpaceDayLaunch Rocket Launches with STEM Accelerators participants[/caption] If you weren't able to join us for Space Day on April 2, you can get a glimpse of all the action by Read Story
Behind the Scenes: Science on a Sphere
Behind the Scenes: Science on a Sphere
UPDATE: Science On a Sphere® (SOS) is fully installed, and operational. Our staff here at Discovery Museum has been training all week and working with a team from NOAA to align, configure, and complete setup of our new exhibit. …
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Summer Program Spotlight: Into the Woods
Summer Program Spotlight: Into the Woods
Summer program registration is open here at the Discovery Museum, and over the next few weeks, we will highlight some of our exciting program options for 2016. Each year we offer 7 weeks of full and half-day sessions with new themes …
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Reunion in Outer Space
Reunion in Outer Space
Trumbull students have been journeying to space at Discovery Museum for years. The Museum is home to Connecticut's only Challenger Learning Center, a unique facility where groups of young learners can take on a variety of roles in …
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Summer Program Spotlight: Awesome Animation
Summer Program Spotlight: Awesome Animation
Summer Program registration is open here at Discovery Museum, and over the next few weeks we will highlight some of our exciting program options for Summer of 2016. Each year we offer 7 weeks of full- and half-day sessions …
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Happy Rounded Pi Day!
Happy Rounded Pi Day!
3.14 is celebrated as Pi Day annually, and it is also Albert Einstein's birthday (happy 137th birthday!). If you're not busy baking or enjoying pies today to celebrate, perhaps you'll enjoy this fun activity that …
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How Google Cardboard Helped Save a Baby
How Google Cardboard Helped Save a Baby
These Awesome Doctors Saved a Baby with Google Cardboard and an iPhone Here it is: irrefutable proof that we live in the future. When baby Teegan’s parents were told she would not be able to survive due to a severe …
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Ask a Scientist #1: Why Are Planets Round?
Ask a Scientist #1: Why Are Planets Round?
Why are planets round, when other objects in space have funny shapes? Discovery's Director of the Henry B. duPont III Planetarium, David Mestre, explains. [caption id="attachment_508" align="alignleft" width="232"]David Mestre David Mestre, Director of Discovery's Henry …
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Discovery Launches High Altitude Balloon
Discovery Launches High Altitude Balloon
View From the Top (Originally appeared in Discoveries…newsletter, Fall 2015) At 6:20AM on Saturday, September 29, 2015 Discovery’s David Mestre emerged through the Museum’s automatic doors to glare at the sky for the fourth time in the last hour.  The coming dawn …
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