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Join museum staff in the Gordon Current Science & Technology Center to take a closer look at the latest science and technology headlines and research advances to appreciate their impact on our lives. From hurricanes to new advances in medical technology...we cover it all!

Upcoming Topics

A Day in the Life of a Space Station Astronaut

Get a glimpse of what life is like for the six astronauts living on the International Space Station.

Awesome Animals Report

Hear about the latest research on the incredible traits and abilities of several different animals.

Bioengineering a Cancer Treatment

Discover how scientists are using nanotechnology to seek out cancerous cells and deliver chemotherapy directly to tumors.

The Fuss About Fracking

Learn about the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, of shale rock to extract natural gas. Explore its benefits and consequences.

What’s Up in Space?

Find out what’s going on in the world of astronomy and spaceflight with cutting-edge reports on planetary science, human spaceflight, and more.

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