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Mar 10, 2017, 08:17 ET Hands-On Science Camp Makes Summer Fun at the California Science Center

The California Science Center Hands-On Science Camp is all set to engage young imaginations by exploring physics, chemistry, biology, space and...


Feb 15, 2017, 13:30 ET California Science Center to host BODY WORLDS: Pulse this Spring

The California Science Center announces the opening of Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS: PULSE on May 20, 2017. Tickets are now available to be...


Jan 24, 2017, 15:56 ET "DREAM BIG 3D: Engineering Our World" Hopes to Inspire the Hearts and Minds of the Next Generation of Engineers Opens at the California Science Center on February 17, 2017

From the Great Wall of China and the world's tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, DREAM BIG 3D:...


Nov 22, 2016, 15:18 ET Mission 26: ET Comes Home Photographs by Gil Garcetti At the California Science Center

Mission 26: ET Comes Home features 30 photographs by Gil Garcetti, chronicling ET-94's historic transport from Louisiana, via the Panama Canal and...


Oct 20, 2016, 19:16 ET Dive Into Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D At The California Science Center On November 8, 2016

Dive into a spectacular underwater experience in "Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D," narrated by oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle,...


Sep 06, 2016, 08:17 ET The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition to Open October 15, 2016 at the California Science Center

Guests at the California Science Center will be inspired by the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their...


Jun 09, 2016, 14:11 ET "Super Cells: The Power of Stem Cells" Opens June 11, 2016 at the California Science Center

 Vital to life, stem cells enable the body to grow, renew its tissues, and heal its wounds. Just a handful of stem cells are responsible for...


Jun 01, 2016, 17:33 ET California State Science Fair Announces 2016 Winners

Winners of the 2016 California State Science Fair were announced during ceremonies that took place May 24, 2016 at the California Science Center....


May 20, 2016, 18:20 ET Walter O'Brien, Founder of Scorpion Computer Services and the Inspiration for the Hit Television Show Scorpion Tapped as Guest Speaker for California State Science Fair on Tuesday, May 24th

 Drawing upon his experience, Walter O'Brien, founder of Scorpion Computer Services and the inspiration for the hit CBS series, Scorpion, will...


May 20, 2016, 15:40 ET California Science Center Celebrates 18th Annual Discovery Ball And the Arrival of ET-94

The California Science Center Foundation's 18th Annual Discovery Ball will be held on Friday May 20, inspired by the rich cultural traditions along...


Apr 29, 2016, 14:12 ET Young Scientists from Around the State Will Compete For Top Honors at the 65th 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 65th annual California...


Mar 03, 2016, 11:00 ET California Science Center Foundation Announces Route for External Tank's Journey

 Today the California Science Center Foundation announced the route for "Mission 26: ET Comes Home," the journey of the external tank (ET-94)....


Jan 13, 2016, 18:17 ET MacGillivray Freeman Film's "National Parks Adventure 3D" Narrated by Academy Award® Winner, Robert Redford Commemorates the U.S. National Park Service's 100-Year Anniversary on the Giant Screen Opening At The California Science Center On February 12

MacGillivray Freeman Film's National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation's awe-inspiring great...


Nov 03, 2015, 15:38 ET Earth in Concert: Protecting the Planet through Music

The California Science Center, the GRAMMY Museum®, and Global Wildlife Conservation have partnered to create the one-of-a-kind exhibit Earth...


Oct 29, 2015, 14:14 ET California Science Center Presents Space Fest 2015

 The California Science Center is presenting Space Fest, a free, three-day festival from Oct. 30 – Nov.1 featuring NASA exhibits,...


Sep 11, 2015, 16:00 ET Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition Closes as One of the Most Visited Exhibits in California Science Center History

 "Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition" ended a successful run as one of the highest attended traveling exhibitions in California Science Center...


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...


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...


May 02, 2014, 18:32 ET 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...


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...


Jun 05, 2013, 19:00 ET "Fracking: Energy Solution or Environmental Problem?"

The California Science Center's Science Matters, a speaker's program that explores science issues in the forefront of public concern, will present...


Mar 27, 2013, 10:45 ET "Medical Marijuana: Helpful or Harmful?"

Science Matters Program Explores the Scientific and Social Impact of Medical Marijuana Presented by the California Science Center The...


Mar 20, 2013, 15:38 ET THE MUSES Woman of the Year 2013 Luncheon Features Dialogue between Maria Klawe, Ph.D. and KCET's Val Zavala

 THE MUSES of the California Science Center Foundation "Woman of the Year" luncheon will feature a dialogue between two distinguished...


Mar 18, 2013, 18:51 ET "Galactic Gala" At the California Science Center Breaks Fundraising Records

 On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the California Science Center's 15th annual Discovery Ball, nearly 850 guests celebrated "Space Exploration:...