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Recent Articles

The Fleet on Tonight in San Diego

The Fleet Science Center was excited to make an appearance on San Diego's own late night talk show, Tonight in San Diego. Check out the Fleet's Ashanti Davis demonstrating the explosive potential of liquid nitrogen to Jesse Egan and Bijan Mostafavi of the Tonight in San Diego Crew. 

America's New Astronauts

After evaluating a record number of applications, NASA will introduce its new astronaut candidates on Wednesday, June 7, at noon (local time) from the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

The announcement will be broadcast on NASA TV, and you can also watch it live at https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive/.

NASA Lectures, Live Online

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory offers monthly lectures on fascinating topics. And you don't have to drive to Pasadena to enjoy them! The lectures are live-streamed so that you can watch them from home on your electronic device. Visit their web page to see what topics are coming up. You can also visit the archives to catch past lectures. February's talk is by NASA glaciologist Alex Gardner.  

Open Source Skateboards and Other Tech Talks at the High Tech Fair

Beau Trifiro of Open Source Skateboards

By: Isaac Perry

High Tech Fair is experimenting with a new feature this year called “Tech Talks.” Modeled after the popular TED Talks, Tech Talks give a presenter 10 minutes to present the technology they use on a daily basis in an engaging and innovative way. 

Local Tech Companies Come to High Tech Fair

Solar Turbines engineer

By: Eivy Herrera and Jeremiah Preston

The Fleet Science Center's annual High Tech Fair enlightens middle and high school students to the world of science and the possibilities of a scientific career. Local participating companies provide interactive experiences for the students, and students enjoy seeing "real life" applications of what they may be learning in the classroom. Two of the participating companies, Solar Turbines and ViaSat, sat down with local high school students to discuss what attendees can expect to learn at the event. Here’s what we learned!

Gift Ideas for the Science Enthusiast in Your Life

I Love Nerds Mug
By Nathan Young
 
The North Star Science Store at the Fleet Science Center has a great selection of educational gifts, do-it-yourself kits, books, toys, models and other science items that you can't get anywhere else. It's the perfect place to Christmas shop for the science enthusiast in your life. 
 
Here are a couple things you can expect to find:
 

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