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

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
Sutherland Street

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
Stadhouderslaan 37
NL-2517 HV The Hague

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

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

“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.



International Centre for Life 25 April 2016
The Brain Zone at Centre for Life

A new exhibition at the Life Science Centre will help us understand what’s going on inside our heads.

The Brain Zone, a new exhibition telling the story of the brain and how it works, revealing some of its secrets and exploring the techniques scientists use to study it, has opened at the Life Science Centre.

The exhibition was funded by the Wellcome Trust, one of the largest biomedical research charities in the world and was officially opened by its Chair, Baroness Manningham-Buller.

Swiss Science Center Technorama 30 March 2016
Remo Besio

Former Technorama Director Remo Besio passed away on 14 March at the age of 75. An obituary by Michel Junge, Director of phaeno (Wolfsburg, Germany), who worked with him at Technorama for more than 10 years.

Copernicus Science Centre 30 March 2016

http://ips2016.org/registration Don't wait any longer!!!

Dear Colleagues,

Make sure you register by March 30th to benefit from the early bird rates for the IPS 2016 Conference (June 19-23).


Territoire de Sciences 22 March 2016

La Casemate is one of the partners of the "Sciences and Mountains Film Festival" that will be taking place for the third time next November in Grenoble, France. Organisers are looking for scientists and directors.

Cap Sciences 22 March 2016

Via the Creative Museum programme. Apply by Friday 25 March

Swiss Science Center Technorama 18 March 2016
Remo Besio tribute

Former Technorama Director Remo Besio passed away on 14 March at the age of 75. He had retired in 2008 but was still very active in the field as an independent consultant. Share memories on this memorial page.

Universe Science Park 14 March 2016
Pia Bech Mathiesen

Pia Bech Mathiesen, Director of Universe, the science park in Als in Southern Denmark, has passed away after a short illness at the age of 54

National Museums of Scotland 11 March 2016

National Museums Scotland is counting down to the opening of ten new galleries at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday, 8 July 2016.

The announcement of the opening date heralds a five month countdown during which time museum staff will install over 3,000 objects into four galleries of decorative art, fashion and design and six galleries of science and technology.

AHHAA Science Centre Foundation 10 March 2016
Copyright AHHAA Science centre, photo by Tõnis Rüütli

From 18th to 20th February, 61 high school students from all over Estonia gathered in Science Centre AHHAA (Tartu, Estonia) to discuss the future of human being and the new opportunities that the new and groundbreaking scientific discoveries could bring by participating at the first event in the SYNENERGENE-related event series AHHAA is organizing in 2016.

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 10 March 2016

One year after the terrible fire, Città della Scienza inaugurates the building that will host the new Corporea Museum