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Mar 02, 2017, 11:22 ET Liberty Science Center's Genius Gala 6.0 on Friday, May 5, Celebrates "Techno-Optimists," Brilliant Technologist Entrepreneurs Inventing Better Future

At a time when great uncertainty and pessimism seems to be permeating society, Liberty Science Center President and CEO Paul Hoffman is ready to...


Sep 23, 2016, 14:37 ET Liberty Science Center Chess Star Fabiano Caruana Honored with an American Flag Flown Over the U.S. Capitol and a NJ Assembly Resolution

 Fabiano Caruana, the 2016 U.S. Chess Champion and Visiting Grandmaster at Liberty Science Center, was honored for leading the U.S. Chess Team...


Jul 05, 2016, 11:07 ET Prominent NJ Business Leaders Dave Barry And Josh Weston Elected Co-Chairs Of Liberty Science Center

 Liberty Science Center announced today that David Barry, President and CEO of Ironstate Development, which owns and manages some 10,000...


Mar 15, 2016, 12:09 ET Liberty Science Center to Create the Largest Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere Thanks to $5M Gift by Jennifer Chalsty

Liberty Science Center is pleased to announce that Jennifer Chalsty, a former high school teacher, has made a generous $5M gift to the Science...


Mar 10, 2016, 10:42 ET Liberty Science Center To Host 5th Annual Genius Gala on May 20 Honoring Renowned Architect Frank Gehry, Legendary Dinosaur Hunter Jack Horner, "Mother of Mindfulness" Dr. Ellen Langer, & Astrophysicist/Black Hole Researcher Kip Thorne

Liberty Science Center announced today the Genius Award recipients to be honored at the Center's Genius Gala 5.0, a magical celebration of science...


Nov 18, 2014, 09:00 ET New Infinity Climber Exhibit Grand Unveiling Featuring Record-Breaking Daredevil Nik Wallenda at Liberty Science Center, Saturday, November 22, 2014

Liberty Science Center's (LSC) new Infinity Climber, the world's first suspended climbing play space of its kind, will be unveiled on Saturday,...


May 06, 2014, 16:40 ET Liberty Science Center "Genius Gala 3.0" Honors Dean Kamen, Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, and J. Craig Venter, Ph.D. with Special Performance by David Blaine May 9

Liberty Science Center will hold its Genius Gala 3.0 on Friday, May 9, 2014, with three distinguished honorees–inventor Dean Kamen, ocean...


May 21, 2013, 12:00 ET LSC Needs the Public's Help to Create the World's Largest Rubik's Cube®

Liberty Science Center is endeavoring to build Groovik's Cube – a 1.5-story high Rubik's Cube® that can be controlled via the Web from...


Jan 29, 2013, 12:34 ET AVATAR: The Exhibition Invites Guests to Explore the Technologies Used by Filmmakers to Create the Visually Stunning Film

NY/NJ-AREA PREMIERE, MEDIA PREVIEW OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE 2/9-2/15 Exhibition on view to the public 2/16-5/19  AVATAR, the...


Nov 28, 2012, 12:16 ET LSC Needs the Public's Help to Save Critically Endangered Monkeys

Grassroots Campaign Must Raise $20,000 for the Science Center to Bring a Pair of Cotton-Top Tamarins to Jersey City JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 28,...


Oct 04, 2012, 09:00 ET David Blaine to Donate Two $1 Million Tesla Coils to Liberty Science Center After ELECTRIFIED Event

This Weekend Public at Pier 54 Can Try Hands-on Electricity Experiments In the Shadow of Mr. Blaine's Tesla Coils as He Completes His Most Grueling...


Apr 01, 2010, 15:17 ET Liberty Science Center a Sponsoring Partner of the Fourth Annual essential2(R)life 5K in Liberty State Park on April 10

To highlight the importance of chemistry in everyday life, as well as to the overall health of our regional economy, Liberty Science Center is once...


Aug 17, 2007, 01:00 ET Liberty Science Center Offers Amazing Experiences After a $109 Million Expansion and Renewal

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experience the reinvented Liberty Science Center in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ....