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Curious Vault 012: Xiphactinus, Extinct Monster Fish

  Eighty million years ago, a school of scaly Gillicus darted through the prehistoric seas that surged above modern day Kansas. Most likely searching for their next meal, Gillicus were predators, but not the top of the primitive marine food … Continue reading

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Museum Named National Medal for Museum and Library Service Finalist

The National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries by the Institute of Museum and Library Services in recognition of exceptional service to the community and for making a difference in … Continue reading

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Museum Receives In-Kind Donation from Earth Friendly Products

In support of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and its many educational and innovative programs, Earth Friendly Products has presented the Museum’s current Coconut Grove location with environmentally safe cleaning products. The products include cleaners, paper towels, … Continue reading

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Out & About with Frost Science: Camping Under the Stars

At the end of January, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science was “out and about” in the City of Doral at their “Camping Under the Stars” event!  The City of Doral is located in north-central Miami-Dade County in … Continue reading

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NASA Innovative Advance Concepts Symposium – With an Appearance by Buzz Aldrin!

There are star sightings, and then there are STAR sightings… I recently attended a NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium in Cocoa Beach, near Kennedy Space Center, where I met one of only 12 people in the history of Earth … Continue reading

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Out & About with Frost Science: Anne Kolb Nature Center

Last weekend, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science ventured north to Broward County’s Anne Kolb Nature Center with our “Science Treehouse” family day event. Anne Kolb Nature Center comprises a 1,500 acre coastal mangrove/wetland ecosystem in the heart … Continue reading

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A Cuban Research Expedition Begins

As told by Fernando Bretos, Curator of Ecology and Field Conservation at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science: Was this my 80th trip to Cuba? Or my 90th? Tough to tell after so many visits to this island located only … Continue reading

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Frost Science Receives Wells Fargo Clean Technology and Innovation Grant

Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science today received a philanthropic grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation as part of a $4.5 million Wells Fargo Clean Technology and Innovation program supporting technology advancements for a clean energy future. “We are … Continue reading

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New Wildlife Center Exhibits: Green Garden & Burrowing Owls

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science recently unveiled two new, exciting exhibits in our outdoor Batchelor Wildlife Center. The new energy playground garden is a small sneak peek of some of the possible vegetation that will be in … Continue reading

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“South Florida Birds and Gardens” Photography Exhibit Now on Display

Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is proud to host “South Florida Birds and Gardens,” an exhibit of images from photographer, author and conservation biologist Kirsten Hines. The photographs are taken from her two books, Attracting Birds to South … Continue reading

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