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Thanks for the great weekend!

We wanted to take a minute to express a heartfelt thanks to all the partners, team members, venues, sponsors, and supporters of the inaugural Maine Science Festival, without whom the MSF would not have been such a rousing success. Our expectations were exceeded by leaps and bounds: our initial counts suggest that we were graced […]

5 Minute Genius

On Sunday, March 22nd at 3:00pm the MSF will be presenting 5 Minute Genius. This event is gleefully stolen from the Cambridge Science Festival (where they call it “Big Ideas for Busy People”), and we will have science “rock stars” explain their work in non-jargon terms in 5 minutes (or less) followed with 5 minutes […]

2015 MSF event schedule is online!

The 2015 Maine Science Festival event schedule is now online at our updated website! MSF events start at 4pm on Friday, March 20th, with a Teen Tech Night at the Maine Discovery Museum, and continue until our last scheduled event on Sunday, March 22 at 5pm with a discussion of Science and Faith at Penobscot […]

Birth of a Science Festival

We’ve been talking about the types of events and science that you can expect to see in March (20-22nd), but have you wondered why we wanted to have a celebration of science? Wonder no more! MSF Festival Director Kate Dickerson gave a PechaKucha about this very thing last April. We thought we’d share it with […]

Have you wondered what to expect at the MSF? Here’s a sampler.

The Maine Science Festival is dedicated to showcasing the science that is happening all around us in an engaging way. We are thrilled to announce our first slate of events – we have something for everyone! Crime Scene Investigation – hands-on MSF partner Husson University will set up a simulated crime scene, where you will […]

Maine Science Festival Coming in 2015!

What do you think of when you think of Maine? Lobster? Moose? Acadia National Park? Baxter and Katahdin? Artists and islanders? At the Maine Science Festival we think about how much amazing science in happening in Maine all the time. Not just the stuff that happens everywhere (from microbrews to mountaintops), but scientific discoveries and innovations that are […]