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The Big Bubble Experiment Is Open!

Visitors can activate the science behind bubbles through blowing, stretching, popping, and looking closely.

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Daily Demos

NYSCI Explainers bring science and engineering to life through demonstrations with audience participation.

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Meet the Author: Emily Calandrelli

Want to inspire your kids by meeting an Emmy-award nominated STEM TV host and book author? Join us on Wednesday, March 6th at NYSCI to meet Emily, a MIT engineer and host of Netflix’s Emily’s Wonder Lab and FOX’s Xploration Outer Space.

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Science Playground Is Back!!

The largest STEM playground in NYC is now open all year long, weather permitting.


Now Playing in 3D

The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness features the first-ever cinematic account of this little known land where people can experience a world untouched by time.

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Now Playing in 2D

Jane Goodall-Reasons for Hope is an uplifting journey around the globe to highlight good news stories that will inspire people to make a difference in the world around them.


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NYSCI's 2023 Green Energy and Climate Symposium

We're committed to hosting events that tackle some of today's most pressing issues while highlighting the steps future generations can take to be a force for positive change. NYSCI's 2023 Green Energy and Climate Symposium was co-hosted by Hydro-Québec.

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NYSCI Hosted App Design Workshops for Congressional App Design Challenge

We were excited to recently host App Design 101 workshops at NYSCI in partnership with U.S. Congress Members Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Grace Meng. Students were introduced to the design process of creating an app and to the digital tools needed to build it. Students left the workshop energized and excited to submit their app ideas to the Congressional App Design Challenge. App ideas included increasing awareness of mental health, sharing a community’s history, digital tennis lessons, crocheting lessons, and more.

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NYSCI Honored to Receive 2023 National Science Board Science and Society Award!

The award is part of a major effort to establishing the AI Institute for Artificial and Natural Intelligence (ARNI), an interdisciplinary center led by Columbia University that will draw together top researchers across the country to focus on a national priority: connecting the major progress made in artificial intelligence (AI) systems to the revolution in our understanding of the brain.

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