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Frankenstein200: L.I.F.E. Online Alternate Reality Game

Now Online

As a participant in the National Science Foundation's Frankenstein200 project, miSci is presenting an online alternate reality game that immerses players in the modern-day Laboratory for Innovation and Fantastic Explorations (or L.I.F.E.). This interactive fictional story imagines what might happen if a character named Dr. Tori Frankenstein picked up where her ancestor Victor left off.

Visit L.I.F.E. online: https://frankenstein200.org/

View the L.I.F.E. ARG trailer:

Inside Edison’s House of Magic: 125 Years of Innovation at GE

Open through May 6, 2018

miSci's newest exhibit celebrates 125 years of innovation and invention in the Capital Region with GE. The exhibit will look at the Capital Region at the founding of GE, its inventions of the last 125 years, the scientific pioneers who led the field, and the employees who made the company run. 

Wind and Solar: The Renewable Energy Revolution

Now Open

Introducing Wind and Solar: The Renewable Energy Revolution – a new interactive exhibit sponsored by GE Renewable Energy. The exhibit will encourage visitors’ understanding of renewable energy technology and climate change factors, while inspiring advocacy for renewable solutions to society’s ever-increasing energy demands.

Discover Butterflies!

Opening February 17th

Butterflies are back at miSci! Escape winter’s chill and discover brilliantly colored native butterflies at miSci’s indoor butterfly house. Watch Butterflies at every stage of life - from egg to the Chrysalis chamber to adulthood. Learn about different species of butterflies from the area, what butterflies eat, and how scientists use butterflies as examples for new technology.

Free with admission; miSci members free  

Design, Build, Create, KEVA!

Permanent Exhibit

Design a skyscraper, suspension bridge or your own structure. Build it using principles of balance, cantilevers, geometric shapes, optimum proportion, stability and more. Create masterpieces with the simplicity of KEVA planks – thousands of identical, precision-cut smooth wooden blocks – all ¼ inch thick, ¾ inch long and 4 ½ inches wide. Discover hands-on fun in this new exhibit! Design, Build, Create, KEVA! is an Educational Gift from Jane and Neil Golub & Friends, September 2015.

Play Space

Permanent Exhibit

Discover hands-on fun science toys you don't have at home! Discover weight, measurement, sorting, and fun as you play in a kid-sized market! We've moved the water table inside for the winter, where you can explore how moving gates from one position to another position affects the flow of a waterway in this instant action-reaction experience. 

MRI: Examining the Human Body

Now Open

Explore the science behind a landmark medical imaging system developed right here in the Capital Region. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has transformed health care and revolutionized the methods doctors use to diagnose patients. Get inside a real MRI machine! See images of insides on the outside! Discover how MRI technology is shaping the future!

Fueling the Future

Permanent Exhibit

Worldwide, the number of automobiles continues to increase. How will we fuel them? Explore opportunities and challenges of different fuels, including gasoline, ethanol, hydrogen, biodiesel, electricity, and yes, even horsepower!

See how different fuels affect the economy and the environment, with interactives, images, video, and artifacts from our collection, including a one-of-a-kind prototype electric car developed by GE in 1978. 
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