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A Night of Celestial Excitement: Join Us April 28 at the Stargazing Party!

Under the guidance of some of the top astronomy experts in the country, explore our amazing Universe – including up close views of the Earth’s moon, Jupiter and other mysterious planetary objects – at the Stargazing Party, an exciting educational collaboration between the Festival, the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum (NASM), telescope manufacturer Celestron…

The Festival Expo Map is Ready to View! Start Planning for Your Festival Weekend Today!

We are excited to share the news that the 2012 USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo Map is out! The Festival will run from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturday, April 28th and from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 29th. We will also host free evening shows including the Stargazing Party…

The Festival has reached the 100 Day Countdown

Last week marked the 100 day countdown for the 2nd Annual USA Science and Engineering Festival! The Festival is scheduled for the weekend of April 28th & 29th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. With less than 100 days to go we are gearing up for quite an extraordinary Expo this…

Check out Bill Nye the Science Guy being interviewed by Engineering.com at the USA Science and Engineering Festival and discussion about the space policy today.

The USA Science and Engineering Festival challenged students across the nation to make a video that tells us “Why Science is Cool”. The video contest received over 100 entries, and the awards ceremony was hosted Oct. 24 in Washington, D.C., by Bill Nye the Science Guy, as part of the festival’s Expo on the National…

Even Bill Nye will be at the Expo! Read more here. The first USA Science & Engineering Festival will take science out of the lab and onto D.C.’s National Mall this weekend: October 23rd and 24th. The free, two-day expo will feature over 1500 fun, hands-on science activities and over 75 stage shows and performances…

Bill Nye the Science Guy “We have lingered long enough on the shores of the cosmic ocean. We are ready at last to set sail for the stars.” –Carl Sagan Carl Sagan’s dream that one day spacecraft would “sail” in space, powered only by light from the sun, is reaching fruition at The Planetary Society,…