Exhibits

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Returning May 17 – Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think

May 17 – August 31, 2014 Through videos, games and displays, discover the similarities between human and animal cognition. Exhibits include: Is This Thinking? – Using a large, touch screen monitor, weigh in on whether the animal behaviors you observe (via video clips) are hard-wired…

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Opens June 7th: Design Lab

Design Lab, a new permanent exhibition consisting of five distinct “pods”, will allow visitors to engage in activities, experiments and challenges that provide a deeper understanding of engineering and the design process. The five pods include: – Backstage, where visitors can devise solutions to a…

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Coming August 2014: Olympus BioScapes

View some of the winning images of Olympus America’s annual digital imaging competition. The Olympus BioScapes Competition is widely recognized as the world’s foremost showcase for outstanding images and movies of life science subjects captured through light microscopes. The exhibition will be on display at…

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Images for the ReGeneration Catalogue exhibited at the New York Hall of Science in New York

Mysteries in Science

View winning images that address the fact that no matter how many breakthroughs there are in science, life in our universe and on planet Earth is still full of mystery. This exhibition by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. will be on display from March 5…

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Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

View the winners of the 2013 annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, which recognizes excellence of images of things visible under a microscope. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering

This interactive exhibition tells stories of engineers and users who design technologies to help themselves and others achieve their goals. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition

View winning images from the 2012 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Charlie & Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure

Go on an evolutionary adventure and discover the link between dinosaurs and modern birds in this bilingual English/Spanish exhibition.

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Science Inspires Art: The Cosmos

View images from ASCI’s 15th international competition and exhibition.

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NYSCI’s New Mars Rover

Meet Camille, NYSCI’s new Mars Rover. Named after one of her creators, Camille was built by the Beatty sisters–Camille and Genevieve–along with their father, Robert at the headquarters of Beatty Robotics a.k.a the workshop in the garage of their home in Ashville, NC. Video won’t…

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Arthur Ashe Learning Center Inspirational Tour

Learn about the life of legendary tennis player Arthur Ashe through touchscreens, motion paintings, augmented reality, and more. Free.

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GingerBread Lane

Marvel at homemade gingerbread houses.

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International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge

View 37 winning images from a competition that recognizes scientists, engineers, visualization specialists and artists who produce innovative work in visual communication.

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Tesla’s Wonderful World of Electricity

Explore the life and legacy of scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla through working models of his inventions, models of his laboratories and plants, photographic reproductions, and a narrative about Tesla’s life and work.

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Sports Challenge

The Sports Challenge invites visitors to test their skills in a variety of sports including baseball, rock climbing, drag racing, and surfing—all the while communicating the vital roles that physics, physiology, and materials science play in the sports’ world. A series of individual stations give…

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Seeing the Light

Seeing the Light invites visitors to explore the sense of sight, learning how humans see and perceive color and light, and how what we think we see often may not be what is actually there. In this exhibition, users will discover how the eye works…

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Science Playground

Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm; Weekends, 10 am – 6 pm; weather permitting Through dozens of playground elements like slides, seesaws, sand pits, and fog machines, visitors of all ages and abilities can explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight…

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Mathematica

Mathematics has been called the “Queen of the Sciences” for it’s intrinsic beauty and because it has mothered a host of other sciences and disciplines. Designed for IBM in 1961 by world-renowned designers Charles and Ray Eames, Mathematica is the first interactive exhibition devoted to…

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Hours (weather permitting): April 3 – June: Weekends, 10 am – 6 pm (except on June 1, when Rocket Park Mini Golf will be open from 10 am – 1 pm.) July & August: Daily, 9:30 am – 5 pm September – December: Weekends, 10…

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Wild Minds — What Animals Really Think

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Over decades, researchers have documented these talents in different animal species, observing behavior…

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