Members news & events

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Events

12 November 2010 - 12 February 2011
Continium - Discovery Center Kerkrade
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade
Netherlands
NL

How speedy are you? Come and discover it in the fastpaced exhibition SPEED: Science in Motion, on display until the 13th of February 2011 in Discovery Center Continium in Kerkrade (NL)! Discover why race cars are so fast, test if you are as fit as a racing driver and try to change a tyre as fast as a real pit crew. Race to the Continium and discover the science of SPEED!

SPEED: Science in Motion is designed by SCITECH, Australia.

18 February 2011
Continium – Discovery Center Kerkrade
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade
Netherlands
NL

On Saturday, the 19th of February 2011, the Benelux Finale of the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) will take place in Discovery Center Continium in Kerkrade (NL). Over 300 teams of children between 8 and 15 participated in the various regional finales of the FLL in the Netherlands and Belgium. Of these 300 eams eventually 40 teams managed to place themselves for the grand Benelux Finale. They will prepare their selfbuild robots for the challenge of making it to the Europena Finale.

5 November 2010 - 8 May 2011
Scitech
Sutherland Street
Perth
Australia
AU

Picture 20,000 individual LED lights illuminating a tunnel that you can walk through. Now imagine being able to manipulate those lights to follow your every movement.

19 November 2010 - 5 March 2011
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
NL-2517 HV The Hague
Netherlands
NL

This year’s winning and commended images are on show at Museon. More than 100 prize-winning photographs from 18 competition categories are displayed in large format.

6 December 2010 - 8 December 2010
Biliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

More than 120 participants from 10 Arab countries are scheduled to participate in Intel Science Competition Arab World (ISC-AW), which is the Arabic version of Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in the United States every year (Intel ISEF). Contestants from Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia und the United Arab Emirates will showcase their distinguished science projects in various scientific and social specializations to compete for financial awards totaling $20,000 and scholarships from top Arab universities.

23 April 2010 - 24 April 2010
Archeoclub Camerino
Italy
IT

“Courtyards in bloom” has been organized by Archeoclub – Camerino section, in collaboration with the University Natural Science Museum, the Civic Museum, The University Botanical Garden, the Municipality and the Local Trade Association.

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News

European Space Agency - ESA 6 September 2016

The London Science Museum will host a two-day space conference on September 14 and 15. During the conference, participants will have the chance to join ESA and international experts, both from within but also from outside the Space field, to explore and learn how research in the unique environment of space is creating opportunities to meet key challenges on Earth.

NorthernLight Design 26 August 2016

On August 25 the mayor of Amsterdam opened Europe’s highest swing called “OverTheEdge”. This one of a kind swing is placed on top of Amsterdam’s latest visitor attraction the A’DAM Tower. Visitor literally swing over the edge and get a magical experience floating in mid air 100 meters above the city.

European Space Agency - ESA 24 August 2016
Copyright ESA/D. O'Donnell

On 10 September citizens from 22 European countries will participate in the first Citizens’ Debate on Space for Europe. You will have the opportunity to learn, debate, have your say and participate by suggesting priorities on all aspects of current and future space programmes. Don't miss this amazing opportunity and share it with your network!

NorthernLight Design 5 August 2016

Terramar Museum, Bonaire first to tell Caribbean history

On 5 August the Terramar Museum will open on Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. It is the first museum to tell the history of the whole Caribbean region. Bonaire is visited by thousands of tourists and cruise passengers daily. Most of these visitors have little knowledge of the mix of cultures that lived on the islands and whose traces can still be found. The stories told in the Terramar Museum will give visitors a renewed and richer perspective on the history of this special part of the world.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 1 August 2016

In September 2013 we were entrusted with the development of a master plan for the Tech Dome Penang, a hub for technology learning, exchange of ideas and a vehicle for improving scientific literacy and technology ability in Malaysia.

Museum of London 29 July 2016
© Museum of London / Stanton Williams

Architects Stanton Williams and Asif Khan were selected from a shortlist of six architectural teams to work on a concept for the Museum of London's relocation to a former market in West Smithfield.

The Scientific Center of Kuwait 28 July 2016
Mijbil Almutawa

Mr. Mijbil Almutawa, Vice Chairman and CEO of the Kuwait Scientific Center, passed away on 27 July. Together with Engineer Hoda Al Miqati, Mijbil was one of the founders of the NAMES Network and its President for two terms.

Parque de las Ciencias 27 July 2016
BioDomo at Parque de las Ciencias, Granada, Spain - #EcsiteDF2016 participants will be dining there

A window on biodiversity combining aquaria and forest habitats, dedicated to environmental education, species conservation and scientific research.

Exploratorium 26 July 2016

At the Exploratorium, San Francisco

Innovation Centre Mill of Knowledge 21 July 2016

Innovation Center Mill of Knowledge (Toruń, Poland) is delighted to announce opening of a fourth permanent exhibition - "... it's so simple!". It allows visitors to become a scientist, designer and an inventor.

The exhibition includes 26 exhibits divided into four different zones: "Brainy", "Mechanical playground", "Techno World" and "Think, see, do." The exhibition theme is built around the computer game Tetris, where different building blocks harmoniously formed the display.

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