Monthly Archives: October 2012

Come See the New Beehive at the Museum

The bees are here at the Miami Science Museum, thanks to support from the Junior League of Miami! Don’t worry – these are NOT killer bees. These are European honey bees, which are known to be calm, easily handled, and … Continue reading

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Youth Capture the Colorful Cosmos

We’ve all seen the amazing images from the Hubble Space Telescope. The details in the colors and swirling patterns are not just beautiful – they also tell a story about what is happening there. Is that cloud of gas and … Continue reading

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The Museum’s Science Stars Program Gets Off to a Shining Start!

As announced at the groundbreaking for our new building back in March, the Miami Science Museum is implementing a new program called Science Stars, intended to reach out to communities who may not have had a chance to visit us … Continue reading

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The Tinker Tank – Event this Saturday October 27

Are you a tinkerer? Do you want to learn the basics of tube audio amplifier restoration, troubleshooting, and some of those mystical mods tube gurus talk about. Or maybe you have a vintage piece that’s giving you trouble? Either way, come to … Continue reading

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Night at the Museum – Astronomy and Sci Fi Movie Night!

Come and experience the finest cinematic treats screened in super fresh 16mm format. This event will feature Science Fiction, Astronomy and Experimental Films, including the following titles, NASA Aeronautics and Space Report 106 (1973), Powers of Ten (1977), Algol the … Continue reading

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Observation Beehive

Recently, the Junior League of Miami wanted to support a new project at the Museum targeted for young children. The idea of a bee hive was agreed upon, and as luck would have it, we later discovered a beehive in an avocado tree … Continue reading

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Baby’s First Museum

It’s not something normally recounted in baby albums, but as you read this story, you may start to wonder … “Why not?” You always hear about baby’s first words, first steps, first laugh – but what about baby’s first museum? … Continue reading

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Wall of Wind

It’s been 20 years since Hurricane Andrew, and this summer the Museum is honoring the anniversary of the storm with a brand new Hurricane exhibit. Tragic and heroic stories from Andrew’s survivors are told, and now, the Museum is expanding … Continue reading

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