8th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival Features and short films showcase this year's theme: Air

Imagine Science Film Festival: Air

The 8th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival will focus on air in all its forms and meanings: respiration, aeronautics, the elemental composition of the atmosphere, weather, climate, sublimation, gas properties, the mechanics of sound, and all of the mundane and esoteric ways in which air touches everything in and beyond our world.   [Read more…]

August 2015 Skywatch: Video Guide Stargazing on a hot August night reveals a multitude of wonders

Tonight's Sky: August 2015

The Perseid meteor shower is an always-anticipated feature of the August night sky. These streaks of light are tiny bits of a comet burning up as they enter Earth’s atmosphere. The cometary debris trail, which Earth passes through once a year, was left behind by Comet Swift-Tuttle during its many visits to the inner solar system.   [Read more…]

Hyperloop Design Competition Announced SpaceX hopes to jumpstart research and development towards working prototypes

Hyperloop Pod contest

While SpaceX is not affiliated with any commercial Hyperloop companies, it is taking a more direct approach to speeding up the process with the announcement of their plans to build a 1 mile long Hyperloop test track next to its headquarters and that it’s holding a competition next year to test Hyperloop pods.   [Read more…]

Museum of Science Fiction and NASA Plan “Escape Velocity” The Scifi-STEAM event will be one of the first under new Space Act Agreement

Museum of Science Fiction

The Museum of Science Fiction, the world’s first comprehensive science fiction museum, has entered into a Space Act Agreement (SAA) with National Aeronautics and Space Administration to further public outreach and education in science. One of the first major activities planned for the two organizations is “Escape Velocity,” a three-day STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) event in June, 2016.   [Read more…]

8th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival Open for Submissions This year, the festival's theme is "Air"

Imagine Science Film Festival 2015

The 8th Imagine Science Film Festival will take place October 16-24, 2015, at locations all over New York City! The festival theme is “Air”.

Oxygen, Nitrogen, Carbon Dioxide. The medium of flight and sound waves. The atmosphere that surrounds us, and the gas that fills our lungs with every breath. Air is a part of our lives in so many ways that we scarcely notice it. And so this year we’re going to explore it in-depth, in all of its scientific facets!   [Read more…]