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The Fleet Is at Comic-Con!

Comic-Con San Diego

By Karla Nafarrate

 

Because you can’t have “science fiction” without “science”.… This year, the Fleet will be hosting not one, but two separate panels at Comic-Con International: San Diego. 

Have you ever wondered if (or when!) computers will take over the world? Or how science-fiction ideas or inventions become reality? Let’s discuss these topics at Comic-Con! Don't miss our panels:

Artificial Intelligence

July 21, 4:30–5:30 p.m., Room 24ABC

Now Accepting Applications for SciTech

SciTech participants from Encanto Middle School

The Fleet is currently accepting applications to bring the popular SciTech program to your school for the 2017–2018 school year.

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.  

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!

A Bricking Amazing Exhibition

Starry Night, made from LEGO bricks

The Art of the Brick is a hit! This exhibition, which features artworks made by Nathan Sawaya from LEGO bricks, is thrilling visitors of all ages. 

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