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COSI's first ever Science Festival will be held May 1-4.
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COSI has scrapped its plans to reopen Wednesday and decided to remain closed due to the worsening coronavirus pandemic.

Immunology And COSI

May 28, 2020
women researcher working on COVID-19 test
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

This episode originally aired on May 8, 2020.

First identified in Wuhan, China in December, the coronavirus has infected nearly four million worldwide, including well over a million in the U.S., which now lays claim to one in every four deaths.

Summer Staycations

May 26, 2020
A bridge on a hiking trail at a Ohio State Park.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources / Facebook

According to AAA, 43 million Americans traveled during the Memorial Day weekend last year.

This year, travel over the holiday weekend was expected to be so light that AAA skipped its annual Memorial Day travel forecast for the first time in 20 years.

COVID-19 And Immunity

May 14, 2020
women researcher working on COVID-19 test
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

This episode originally aired on May 8, 2020.

By early May, more than 270,000 people have died around the world from the disease attributed to the new coronavirus.

First identified in Wuhan, China in December, the virus has infected nearly four million worldwide, including well over a million in the U.S., which now lays claim to one in every four deaths.

The Race For A Coronavirus Vaccine

May 8, 2020
women researcher working on COVID-19 test
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

By early May, more than 270,000 people have died around the world from the disease attributed to the new coronavirus.

First identified in Wuhan, China in December, the virus has infected nearly four million worldwide, including well over a million in the U.S., which now lays claim to one in every four deaths.

The Impact Of Jim Henson, The Muppets And Sesame Street

May 24, 2019
Muppet Wiki / Fandom

Jim Henson's groundbreaking work as the Muppet creator and his impact on popular culture is the function of risk-taking, technical innovation and a marvelous collabortation of creative.

A new exhbit at COSI reveals that story.

Today on All Sides, the impact of Henson, the Muppets and Sesame Street.

COSI's first ever Science Festival will be held May 1-4.
COSI

Columbus City Council will vote Monday evening to recognize the first ever COSI Science Festival, which will run May 1-4.

Arata Isozaki spent much of his childhood in the shadow of World War II. As a native of the city of Oita, the Japanese architect grew up just across a slim body of water from Hiroshima, where the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb — and he says he saw firsthand the ease with which proud human achievements could be leveled.

Paul Sutter and Your Place in the Universe

Nov 30, 2018
NASA / Wikimedia Commons

What are we part of that is roughly 93 billion light years in diameter and expanding?

The universe. 

In his new book “Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence,” Ohio State astrophysicist Paul Sutter breaks down the vastness for earthlings. 

Today on All Sides, our place in the universe with Paul Sutter.

COSI sign
Experience Columbus

In an effort to “demystify science and engineering,” leaders of COSI announced on Tuesday that the science museum will host a four-day science festival next May.

COSI President and CEO Frederic Bertley says schools, churches and local businesses will host three days of science demonstrations, followed by a full day of demonstrations at COSI.

Ohio Statehouse in Columbus
Alexander Smith / Wikimedia Commons

State lawmakers have introduced their plan to spend more than $2.6 billion on capital improvements throughout Ohio.

Debbie Holmes / WOSU

COSI wants its new dinosaurs to be in-your-face. When it comes to their Tyrannosaurus rex, they mean that literally.

"It kind of looks like it's looking at you," says COSI president and CEO Frederic Bertley.

Adora Namigadde

Columbus technically saw about 86 percent of Monday's total solar eclipse, but most people in town just saw clouds. That didn't prevent the crowds from coming out in force to the various eclipse-watching parties, though.

STEM Education at COSI

Feb 6, 2017
Center of Science and Industry in Columbus COSI
Derek Jensen / Wikipedia Commons

Dr. Frederic Bertley is the newest President and CEO of the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus. He spent the last eight years as vice-president of the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, where he implemented many STEM education programs for young people. Today we'll sit down with Dr. Bertley and discuss youth STEM education programs and what's new at COSI.

Guests:

Sam Hendren / 89.7 NPR News

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther said Friday that it’s ‘a moment of great pride for the city.’ COSI will open 22,000 square feet of new exhibition space to prehistoric artifacts from the American Museum of Natural History.

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