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A Fatherly Giving Thank You

Posted on July 19th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

This past Father’s Day, we asked for support to help the team at our Falcon Batchelor Bird of Prey Center care for orphaned baby Eastern screech owls. Though these little owlets came in helpless, our staff is able to hand-feed them and train them to live in the wild. With the help of our excellent […]

Growing Solar Family: scientists are honing in on newly discovered planets in our solar system.

Posted on July 18th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

By Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego, Curator of Astronomy and Exhibition Developer Earlier this year, Caltech professors Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown published a paper presenting evidence for a ninth planet in the solar system, Planet Nine. While Planet Nine has not been detected, they concluded its existence by looking at the behavior of some of the most […]

Baby Steps: How our team at the Batchelor Wildlife Center saved the lives of two orphaned Eastern screech owls.

Posted on July 13th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

About a month ago our Falcon Batchelor Bird of Prey Center, which performs raptor rehabilitation, received two down-covered baby Eastern screech owls, one from a good Samaritan who found an owlet lost and wandering on a sidewalk near their home, the other from an FWC officer who had rescued a baby owl in the course […]

Wow Factor: how we created a Community Engagement Program that makes science fun

Posted on June 15th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

  What do you do when there’s a classroom full of eighth graders staring at you, expecting to be entertained, and your job is to talk to them about science? This scenario is just one of many that our Community Engagement Program, now in its second year of operation, takes on. The engagement team’s job, […]

In Memoriam: Antonio Quiroga

Posted on June 6th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

  The Frost Science family lost a friend recently with the passing of Antonio “Tony” Quiroga, whose firm Rodriguez & Quiroga is the executive architect for the new Frost Science in downtown Miami’s Museum Park. Quiroga, after earning his architectural degree at the University of Havana, fled Cuba for the U.S. in 1961 and would […]

Frost Science hits eMerge Americas: Sharing sneak previews of our content with some of the most inquisitive minds in the hemisphere

Posted on June 2nd, 2016

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By: MiaSci

By Jorge Perez-Gallego, Curator of Astronomy and Exhibition Developer What better place to share our love of science and innovation than at eMerge Americas, an annual conference that aims to serve as the catalyst for establishing Miami as the primary technology hub for the Americas, and thus propelling innovation and investment in South Florida and […]