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An early pitch for the post-Fair expansion plan

This was the model of the Atomarium unveiled by Mayor Lindsay in 1967. But this publicity book from June of 1966 reveals an earlier concept: Max O. Urbahn replaced Wallace Harrison as the architect. The $7.6 million cost of the original Hall of Science, twice…

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“The need in New York is for greater awareness of… pure and applied science.”

The design unveiled in the spring of 1967–and begrudgingly approved by the City Planning Commission later that year–for an expanded Hall of Science, featuring a live nuclear reactor, was the culmination of planning that began even before the 1964-65 World’s Fair.  The trustees planned to…

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Annual Report 2013

Programs highlighted in the 2013 Annual Report include the Design Lab Fellows program, the Science Coach Resident program, the Design, Make, Play publication, the MASTER teacher training program, and more. Click below to download our 2013 Annual Report and to learn more about the work…

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MASTER Program Induction Year Science Coach

JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title:          MASTER Program Induction Year Science Coach Department:             Science & Technology, Programs & Research Reports to:                 Director of Pre-Service Science Teacher Education Program Job Code:         …

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MASTER Program Induction Year Math Coach – P/T

JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title:          MASTER Program Induction Year Math Coach – P/T Department:            Science & Technology, Programs & Research Reports to:                Director of Pre-Service Science Teacher Education Program Job Code:         …

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MASTER Program Residency Year Science Coach – PT

JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title:      MASTER Program Residency Year Science Coach – PT Department:         Science & Technology, Programs & Research Reports to:             Director of Pre-Service Science Teacher Education Program Job Code:           …

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Science Hall Wants Visitors

    Read more history of the Hall of Science in the NYSCI Archives.

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NYSCI Director Receives ASTC Award

Eric Siegel, NYSCI’s director and chief content officer, has been awarded the Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Award for Exceptional Leadership in the Field by the Association of Science – Technology Centers (ASTC). Eric has been with NYSCI since 1997 and has been in senior…

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The Hall of Science has “Limited Salvage Value”

In the Spring of 1967, the Hall of Science was booming.  More than 100,000 people had visited since the Hall reopened as a museum following the World’s Fair.  The City formally unveiled plans for an expansion that would include the Atomarium, a nuclear reactor suitable…

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The Hall’s 100,000th Visitor

Congratulations Maureen Connolly.  We hope you enjoy your portable TV!   Read more history of the Hall of Science in the NYSCI Archives.

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Manager, Events & Stewardship

JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Manager, Events & Stewardship Department: Institutional Advancement Reports to: Vice President of Institutional Advancement Job Code: 11-2031 FLSA: Exempt (Professional) Background: The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), New York’s leading hands-on science and technology museum, presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations and design…

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Cariello Presses the Case for the Atomarium

Joining Robert Moses and John Lindsay in spurring on the proposed Hall of Science expansion was Queens Borough President Mario Cariello. A public servant for nearly three decades before becoming BP in 1963, Cariello had a reputation for sincerity and competence, not to mention “good…

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The Atomarium

The Atomarium planned for the Hall of Science in 1967 would be the largest of its kind in the country. It was to feature a working nuclear reactor and an operating gamma-ray irradiator. The internal works of the devices would be visible to public audiences…

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A Hot Reactor in Queens

Robert Moses’ cheerleading for an expanded Hall of Science was matched by Mayor Lindsay on May 31, 1967, when he announced a $10 million City commitment for a new building to be built within 14 months. The five-story addition would house 190,000 square feet of…

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Program Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Program Manager Department: Education Services Reports to: Vice President for Education Services Job Code: 13-1151 FLSA: Exempt (Administrative)   Background: The New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations and design activities that explain science, technology, engineering and math. A…

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Munazza Alamdar

Human Resources Assistant (718) 699-0005 ext 394 malamdar@nysci.org

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Talya Wolf

Research Assistant, SciPlay (718) 683-9389 twolf@nysci.org Talya received a B.A. in Chemistry from Skidmore College, where she conducted secondary studies in dance. Her passion for playing and experimenting, which she has indulged in dance studios and laboratories, are nurtured at NYSCI, where she is working…

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Ramona Roque

Assistant Manager, Membership (718) 699-0005 ext 338 rroque@nysci.org

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Suhui Won

AVP of Institutional Advancement (718) 595-9180 swon@nysci.org

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The ALAN J. FRIEDMAN Center for the Development of Young Scientists

There was no one else like Alan Friedman. As a scientist, educator, museum leader, mentor and friend, he was an inspiration to so many people in so many ways. To honor his memory, the Noyce Foundation is making a $500,000 grant to the New York…

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