Members news & events

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

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

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.



European Space Agency - ESA 18 October 2016

After travelling 496 million kilometers, ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter arrival and Schiaparelli landing on Mars will happen tomorrow. The European Space Agency will do a live coverage starting 15h CEST. You can find all the details below.

European Space Agency - ESA 13 October 2016
Copyright ESA/ATG medialab

The ExoMars 2016 mission will enter orbit around the Red Planet on 19 October. At the same time, its Schiaparelli lander will descend to the surface. One of the most crucial moments will be the moment of landing, set for 14:48:11 UTC (16:48:11 CEST) on 19 October. To be ready for that, you can find below a detailed schedule of the event programme as well as resources that the European Space Agency has made available. Be ready for this upcoming rendez vous, this time with the red planet.

NorthernLight Design 12 October 2016

The Dutch Sound and Vision museum has opened ‘Let’s Youtube’, the first exhibition about YouTube in the world. The highly interactive exhibition, designed and developed by NorthernLight, enables visitors to experience the impact YouTube has on their lives.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 11 October 2016

Back in November 2013 we were contracted with the conception, design and build of Poland’s longest constantly swinging Foucault pendulum and largest interactive waterscape.

Heureka - The Finnish Science Centre 11 October 2016

Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre will act as a venue for pre-event of the Slush Science, bringing interesting research in the middle of bustling start-up scene in Helsinki in November. Partnering with Slush and Kaskas Media in this event is part of Heureka’s ambition to act as a platform where science- and technology-oriented people and organisations can meet and interact together.

NorthernLight Design 10 October 2016

NorthernLight designed all exhibitions for the 2000 m2 interactive energy science centre in Shenzhen, China. It tells the story of energy throughout history and around the world. If focusses on global issues and developments, as well as local energy supply in the multi million inhabitants city of Shenzhen. The spectacular entrance of the centre is a dome projection that immerses visitors into the history of planet Earth from an energy point of view. In the following thematic areas, some 100 interactive exhibits lets visitor s experience the story of energy in past and present.

European Space Agency - ESA 7 October 2016

Join us for our annual meeting at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne on 8 and 9 December. Don't miss this unique opportunity of joining the space group participants to share exciting news about the future of teh ESA programmes, have a sneak peek of the new toolkit The International Space Station: Living and working in Space nad of sharing your space project with other peers. The highlight of this meeting will be the visit to the facilities, considered as a centre of excellence for astronaut selection, training, medical support and surveillance, as well as support of astronauts and their families during preparation for and during flight.

International Centre for Life 3 October 2016
Linda Conlon

Linda Conlon, chief executive of the International Centre for Life, Newcastle, has issued a rallying call to science centres across the world, warning them to engage with refugees and migrants – or risk rendering themselves obsolete.

Linda, who is chair of the Association of Science and Technology Centres (ASTC), the international body that represents science centres globally, delivered the controversial address at the opening of their annual conference in Tampa, Florida on Saturday 24 September.

NorthernLight Design 3 October 2016

NorthernLight has been selected to redevelop the media centre of the Olympic village in Sochi. The aim is to build the biggest science attraction in Russia, including a talent-development program in the field of sports, art and science.

European Space Agency - ESA 28 September 2016

Rosetta grand finale is fast approaching! Check out the timetable of the extensive coverage that ESA has prepared and download the Rosetta toolkit with workshops, events and exhibition elements to be ready to this once in a lifetime event.