Posts Tagged ‘astronomy’

Summer Solstice

Posted on June 15th, 2016

Comments (0)

By: MiaSci

By Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego, Curator of Astronomy and Exhibition Developer at Frost Science: This coming Monday, June 20th, is the summer solstice. The word “solstice” comes from the Latin words sol, meaning “sun,” and sistere, meaning “to stand still.” On the date of the summer solstice each year, the Sun reaches its highest position, as […]

The Venus Orbit “All About Venus” Event

Posted on May 6th, 2014

Comments (0)

By: MiaSci

On Wednesday, April 23, over 100 guests gathered at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for “All About Venus,” a celebration in honor of the museum’s Venus Orbit women’s initiative, hosted by Venus Orbit Chair and Trustee Julia Rea Bianchi. Attendees enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, including the “Orbit-tini,” the signature purple libation […]