Archive for July, 2013

Planetarium: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Posted on July 24th, 2013

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By: MiaSci

A state-of-the-art planetarium at the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is now under construction, but 47 years ago, in 1966, the Miami Science Museum was also constructing a planetarium - the original Space Transit Planetarium. These two planetarium facilities are similar in a way – we can refer to both as the leading facility of its […]

An Indoor River of Grass

Posted on July 8th, 2013

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By: MiaSci

Many people mistakenly refer to Florida’s Everglades as a swamp, when it is actually an incredibly wide, shallow, and slow-moving river – which has earned it the nickname “River of Grass.” It is a spectacular sight to see, but visitors to the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science will also be able to explore […]

Museum Architects Also Designing New York City’s Fulton Center

Posted on July 5th, 2013

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By: MiaSci

Every detail of our new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science has been thoughtfully designed for all manners of form and function. The building itself is an exhibit of sorts, from its state-of-the-art communications and energy-conservation technology, to its indoor and outdoor exhibits in keeping with south Florida’s unique climate and diversity. Grimshaw Architects, the […]

Miami Science Museum Mourns The Loss of Prominent Attorney and Museum Board Member, Holly Skolnick

Posted on July 1st, 2013

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By: MiaSci

Respected Miami Litigator, Holly Skolnick, 59, passed away from melanoma on Sunday, June 23rd. Holly, an experienced trial attorney and litigator for over 25 years, was shareholder in the Miami office of Greenberg Traurig, and served on the Museum’s Board from 2009 until her untimely death. Holly dedicated her career to the creed “with liberty […]