Exhibits

Exhibits

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NYSCI presents more than 450 interactive displays that explain science and demystify the world.

We have more than 100,000 square-feet of indoor exhibition space, plus our outdoor 60,000 square-foot Science Playground and Rocket Park, where you can not only get an up-close view at vintage Atlas and Titan rockets, but also experience a nine-hole miniature golf course that shows how mini-golf really is rocket science.

Browse our current exhibits below.

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    October 11, 2014 – March 29, 2015 View images of original art (digital images, paintings, collage, installation, sculpture, etc.), inspired or informed by various aspects of the brain and new discov

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  • Scattered Light

    September 12, 2014 – September 13, 2015 Scattered Light consists of 528 25-foot lengths of fluorescent orange and pink flagging tape hanging inside the entrance to NYSCI. Created by artist, archite

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  • Bug Day at NySci in Queens, New York

    June 15 – October 12, 2014 View Chris Burden’s Saturn, a metal ball bearing and integral component of “Scale Model of the Solar System,” a Queens-wide public art installation that is p

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    The role and use of science in the 1939/40 and the 1964/65 World’s Fairs were emblematic of their respective historical contexts. The representation of science at both Fairs was varied – both

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    Design Lab is NYSCI’s newest experience that taps into people’s natural tendency to be inventive and resourceful in finding solutions to basic engineering and design challenges. Design Lab con

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    Princeton’s annual Art of Science competition challenges scientists “to record the sometimes fleeting moments when science becomes art.” The Art of Science exhibition explores the in

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    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 headquarte

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    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

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    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 exh

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    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 abilit

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    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-

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    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 Septe

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    Available for rent, Charlie and Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure offers an engaging story, exhibits and activities that introduce visitors to the basics of evolution, seen through the eyes of Charl

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    Visitors get a rare chance to explore some of the rockets and spacecraft that helped initiate the space race. These vehicles were state-of-the-art space exploring machines at the time of the 1964-65 N

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  • mars_ftd

    On Earth, wherever there is life, there is water. Are there other places in our solar system that might contain water and perhaps life? Discover what scientists have learned about life in extreme envi

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  • networks

    Over the past decade scientists in different fields have been using the paradigm of networks to understand a broad range of physical, biological, social, and communications systems. Through a mix of t

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    Become a molecular detective! Discover how molecules shape our bodies, our medicines and our world. Molecules come in different shapes and sizes. Their shapes tell us a lot about what they do and how

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    Preschool Place is the ideal space to explore, discover and build! Here our youngest visitors can experience multi-sensory activities in a safe, protected area. Preschool Place is specially designed t

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    Explore the role of evolution and natural selection in health, illness and prevention. Free with NYSCI admission. Over 6 million years, humans have evolved. The ways in which we evolved promoted our s

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