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Science Snapshot

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

Check the Gordon Current Science & Technology Center screens for schedules.


Building with Biology

Delve deeper into this emerging field where biological engineers focus on the possibility of redesigning, engineering, and constructing entirely new biological systems to solve real-world problems

Incredible Thunderstorms

Lightning is just the beginning. Learn how thunderstorms can produce tornadoes, spectacular high-altitude light displays, and even bursts of gamma rays and antimatter!

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.


Learn about some of the many amazing dinosaur discoveries from the past year.

The Future of Computing with Quantum Materials

Want computers to keep getting smaller, faster, better? Researchers are already trying to figure out what comes AFTER silicon.

Showtimes for Today: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

12:30 pm


Approximately 20 minutes


Gordon Current Science & Technology Center. Find on map


Recommended for: Grades 7 – 12 and adults

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