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Apr 23, 2015, 14:19 ET

Young Scientists From Around the State Will Compete for Top Honors at the 64th California State Science Fair

Nearly 1,000 of the state's top middle and high school students will convene for the final round of competition in the 64th annual California State...

Mar 24, 2015, 12:00 ET
Basketball player Amar'e Stoudemire and Science Center President Jeffrey N. Rudolph pose during the 17th Annual Discovery Ball at the California Science Center on Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

California Science Center Celebrates 17th Annual Discovery Ball

The California Science Center Foundation's 17th Annual Discovery Ball on March 7, 2015, inspired by "Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition," raised more...

Feb 19, 2015, 09:15 ET

Hands-On Science Camp Makes Summer Fun at the California Science Center

The California Science Center's Hands-on Science Camp offers a class for every age and stage to inspire young imaginations. Camp begins June 8 and...

Feb 13, 2015, 13:55 ET

Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition

The California Science Center in cooperation with the Israel Antiquities Authority is proud to present "Dead Sea Scrolls: The...

Feb 03, 2015, 12:00 ET

JERUSALEM 3D, Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch

 Jerusalem: sacred to half the people on earth; fought over more than any other place in history; conquered and destroyed, rebuilt and...

Jan 21, 2015, 13:29 ET

Time Warner Cable Supports STEM Education at the California Science Center

 Through an innovative grant from Time Warner Cable (TWC),  50 middle school students from the Challengers Boys and Girls Club in Los...

Oct 06, 2014, 17:57 ET

Delicate Operation Underway for Endeavour

 Millions of people witnessed space shuttle Endeavour's flight over California landmarks and her 12-mile, 68-hour journey through city streets...

Sep 23, 2014, 17:45 ET

Explore the Wonders of the Galapagos Islands in a Stunning New 3D Film

The California Science Center invites audiences to an exploration of a paradise unlike any other, with the breathtaking IMAX film, "Galapagos 3D:...

Aug 22, 2014, 21:04 ET

Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Disaster Preparedness the Focus at the California Science Center

During a news conference held at the California Science Center, experts shared their perspectives on volcanoes and earthquakes in Southern...

Jun 06, 2014, 18:42 ET
Gala co-chairs Robert S. Carter, Senior Vice President - Automotive Operations of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., and Anne Shen Smith, past Chairman and CEO of Southern California Gas Company, preside over the California Science Center's 2014 Discovery Ball program during the gala's Romanesque feast at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum's peristyle. (PRNewsFoto/California Science Center)

California Science Center Presents 16th Annual Discovery Ball Amidst the Splendor and Elegance of Pompeii: The Exhibition

On Friday, May, 16, 2014, more than 750 guests attended the California Science Center's 16th Annual Discovery Ball.  As part of the...

May 02, 2014, 18:32 ET
Hal Snyder, Co-Chair, California State Science Fair Board and a Vice President at SoCalGas, and Liz Snyder, Co-Chair, California State Science Fair Board, stand with Project of the Year (Senior Division) winner Shiloh Curtis, and Frank Flores, a Vice President at Northrop Grumman during the 63rd annual California State Science Fair award ceremonies.  (PRNewsFoto/California Science Center...)

2014 California State Science Fair Winners Announced

Winners of the 63rd annual California State Science Fair were announced during ceremonies that took place April 29, 2014 at the California Science...

Apr 30, 2014, 17:41 ET

California Science Center Presents 16th Annual Discovery Ball Amidst the Splendor and Elegance of "Pompeii: The Exhibition"

On Friday, May 16, 2014, California Science Center Discovery Ball guests will experience an ancient city at the height of the Roman Empire as they...

Apr 23, 2014, 18:57 ET

Pompeii: The Exhibition

 On August 24, 79 A.D., the Roman city of Pompeii was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, burying everything in its path for more than...

Apr 16, 2014, 18:31 ET
Blake Bullock, the Director of Business and Advanced Systems Development for Civil Air and Space at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, will serve as the keynote speaker at the 63rd annual California State Science Fair on April 28, 2014. (PRNewsFoto/California Science Center ...)

Young Scientists From Around the State Will Compete for Top Honors at the 63rd California State Science Fair

Over 1,000 of the state's top middle and high school students will convene for the final round of competition in the 63rd annual California State...

Apr 09, 2014, 18:54 ET
Christina Smith, a community youth tree maintenance assistant employed by the California Science Center, who works under the guidance of a ValleyCrest crew leader, enjoys her job of maintaining trees that were planted along Endeavour's route. "It feels good to be a part of a team that helps maintain city trees and keeps our community beautiful," says Christina. (PRNewsFoto/California Science Center Foundation)

California Science Center Foundation Plants More than 1,000 Trees to Replace 400 removed for Endeavour Route

The California Science Center Foundation has invested more than $2 million to fulfill its commitment of replacing trees and making green...

Mar 06, 2014, 19:15 ET
THE MUSES Woman of the Year honoree, SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell, will share her career insights and experiences on March 26, 2014 at the California Club. Each year the THE MUSES Woman of the Year Luncheon honors a woman or women who have made outstanding contributions in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Tickets are $135. To RSVP and obtain tickets by March 15, please contact Joyce Cramsie at jcramsie@sbcglobal.net or 626-793-3563. For more information please go to the California Science Center website. (PRNewsFoto/California Science Center Foundation)

THE MUSES Woman of the Year 2014 Luncheon Honors SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell

THE MUSES Woman of the Year honoree, SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell, will share her career insights and experiences on March 26, 2014 at...

Mar 04, 2014, 10:15 ET

Hands-On Science Camp Makes Summer Fun at the California Science Center

The California Science Center's Hands-on Science Camp offers a class for every age and stage to inspire young imaginations, stimulate thinking and...

Feb 19, 2014, 18:33 ET

THE MUSES Woman of the Year 2014 Luncheon Honors SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell

THE MUSES Woman of the Year honoree SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell will share her career insights and experiences with moderator Val...

Jan 07, 2014, 14:41 ET

NASA's Destination Station Exhibit Shares The Wonders Of The International Space Station

OPENS JANUARY 24, 2014 AT THE CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER Destination Station, an exhibit created by NASA showcasing what it's like to live...

Oct 01, 2013, 18:38 ET

California Science Center Celebrates the One-Year Anniversary of Endeavour's Arrival

Endeavour Fest takes place October 11 – 13, 2013  The California Science Center is commemorating the one-year anniversary of...