• Perot Museum Feb 21

    The Perot Museum TECH Truck – A Mobile Way to Inspire STEM Learning for All

    The Perot Museum TECH Truck is a mobile makerspace that inspires minds of all ages to bring out their inner scientist. Our team travels around North Texas to schools, libraries, hospitals, community events, colleges, festivals and pretty much anywhere an interactive truck can be hosted. The activities we facilitate focus on one or more of the elements of STEAM (science,…

  • Technology Jan 27

    Stage West Presents Lauren Gunderson's Captivating ‘Ada and the Engine'

    How do you escape the shadow of your brilliant, infamous father? Do you pursue your own path, a path that leads to envisioning the first computer? Or do you follow the norm – marry a suitable man and start a family? It may sound like romantic fiction, but it’s not. This is the amazing story of Ada Byron Lovelace, in…

  • stem Jan 14

    Nature's Art – Mineral Beauty from the Earth

    At first glance, the word mineral invokes an image associated with mining, heavy machinery and digging for natural resources beneath the Earth’s surface. This evokes images associated with dark mines, muddy fields, and sweaty miners all digging for minerals to power our modern world. Minerals are also collected and displayed worldwide for their beauty. Using science as a base...

  • stem Dec 18, 2019

    Another Reason for the Seasons

    We all know the four seasons. Traditionally, spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Of course here in Texas your family, like mine, may have a running joke that would add a slight variation or two to that list. The seasons are historically associated with cycles of life: birth, growth, harvest, and death. On the scientific side, they are the result of…

  • Dallas Oct 8, 2019

    Why Study Archaeology?

    Over the past few decades, archaeology has captured the attention of the public and figured prominently in popular culture.

  • Dallas Sep 25, 2019

    Using Optical Physics to Mimic Superpowers!

    Have you seen online videos of the water-absorbing polymer orbs (often sold under the brand name Orbeez)? At first glance, the transparent orbs appear nearly invisible when placed in water, but are clearly visible when held in your palm. How is this possible – and – what if you could replicate this strange phenomenon to make yourself invisible? Let’s talk…

  • Michael Gibson May 1, 2019

    The Shape of DNA

    In 1962, Francis Crick, James Watson, and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. They had determined that DNA is made of two chains that spiral around each other in a structure called a double helix. Spiraled chains, like those of DNA, have “handedness.” To understand handedness, think about your own hands. Left and right hands…

  • Dallas Apr 3, 2019

    Calling All Citizen Scientists

    Calling all citizen scientists!

  • Dallas Apr 16, 2018

    Troy Aikman, United Way Hosts STEM Event

    Legendary Hall of Fame quarterback, Troy Aikman likes to win. He is about to wrap up his role as Chairman of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ annual campaign and he is on track to shatter previous records, in money raised and overall reach of people.

  • Washington Apr 6, 2018

    U.S. Postal Service Debuts STEM Education Forever Stamp

    The U.S. Postal Service debuts a new stamp on April 6 recognizing the science, technology, and engineering, and mathematics, known as STEM education.

  • NBC Oct 9, 2017

    Journey to Space

    NBC 5 is proud to announce Journey to Space, a hands on, bilingual experience for all ages coming October 21 to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

  • Donald Trump Mar 4, 2016

    Delegate Math: Here's How a Contested Convention Could Happen

    The delegate math is becoming increasingly clear: The March 15 Florida and Ohio contests will determine if Donald Trump is the sure-to-be Republican nominee or if there’s a contested GOP convention, NBC News reports....
    And there doesn’t appear to be any other possibility, given that the nominee needs to win 1,237 delegates to win a majority. Right now, Trump holds an...

  • Donald Trump Mar 3, 2016

    GOP Scrambles to Stop Trump Nomination

    Republican insiders are searching for a way to beat Donald Trump as the billionaire businessman continues to rack up primary wins on what some now see as an unstoppable path toward the GOP’s presidential nomination.

  • texas Dec 9, 2015

    Santa Day 2015 at the Frontiers of Flight Museum

    Celebrate the season at Santa Day on Sunday, December 13, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Frontiers of Flight Museum.

  • texas Jul 22, 2015

    Solar Car Challenge 2015

    The Solar Car Challenge Foundation invites you to the 2015 Solar Car Challenge July 20 – 23 at Texas Motor Speedway.

  • texas Jul 19, 2015

    Solar Car Challenge

    NBC 5 report Meredith Yeomans visited Texas Motor Speedway on July 19 to learn about the 21st Annual Solar Car Challenge.

  • Dallas Jun 26, 2015

    Moon Day 2015

    Celebrate Moon Day on Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas.

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