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Press Releases

Magically Transport to the Place Where Toys Get Well and Kids Have Fun in Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit Opening at Liberty Science Center Oct. 6
Sept. 25, 2018

Find your inner Martian when "Mars Madness" takes hold at Liberty Science Center
July 24, 2018

This Summer at Liberty Science Center: Aardvarks, Dinosaurs, Blocks and Boogers – Oh My!
June 28, 2018

Liberty Science Center Genius Gala 7.0 to Honor Sara Seager, ‘Indiana Jones of Astronomy’; Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Cryptocurrency Ethereum; Yale’s Science of Happiness Professor Laurie Santos; and Legendary Genomics Pioneer George Church
April 26, 2018

Weston Family Lab for Earth and Space Exploration Opens at Liberty Science Center to Celebrate Earth Day 2018
April 17, 2018

EY signs on as a founding sponsor of SciTech Scity at Liberty Science Center
January 24, 2018

Liberty Science Center Opens the Largest Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere Dec. 9
November 30, 2017

Star Trek Starfleet Academy Lands at Liberty Science Center
October 23, 2017

Liberty Science Center Announces the Kickoff of Its 25th Anniversary $25M Campaign
October 16, 2017

All Aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine Rolls Into Liberty Science Center This Fall
September 5, 2017

Liberty Science Center and the New York Code + Design Academy to Offer Adult Coding Classes Starting August 7
July 27, 2017

It's A New Season of Excavation at Liberty Science Center as Jack Horner's Dino Dig, Inspired by the Legendary Paleontologist, Opens July 1
June 21, 2017

Liberty Science Center's Genius Gala 6.0 Honors Hidden Figures' Dr. Katherine Johnson; Singularity Champion Ray Kurzweil; Revolutionary Canine-Like Robot SpotMini, and Its Creator Marc Raibert of Boston Dynamics
May 5, 2017

Liberty Science Center Applauds Jersey City Council On Vote For SciTech Scity
March 23, 2017

Liberty Science Center's Genius Gala 6.0 on Friday, May 5, Celebrates "Techno-Optimists," Brilliant Technologist Entrepreneurs Inventing Better Future
March 2, 2017

Confirmed! New MythBusters Exhibit at Liberty Science Center Puts Popular Myths to the Test
February 14, 2017

You'll Have to Look Twice as New Mind-Bending Illusion Exhibit at Liberty Science Center Opens February 4
January 30, 2017

Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and Liberty Science Center Team Up to Help Families be Healthier and More Active
October 26, 2016

Liberty Science Center Chess Star Fabiano Caruana Honored with an American Flag Flown Over the U.S. Capitol and a NJ Assembly Resolution
September 23, 2016

Prominent NJ Business Leaders Dave Barry and Josh Weston Elected Co-Chairs of LSC
July 5, 2016

Baltimore Ravens Offensive Lineman John Urschel & U.S. Chess Champion Fabiano Caruana Face Off in First-Ever "LSC World Blitz Chess Title Bout" at the Science Center's 5th Annual Genius Gala on May 20
May 17, 2016

Jurassic Park comes to Liberty State Park: Liberty Science Center Opens Interactive Dino Dig Exhibition, Inspired by Legendary Paleontologist Jack Horner, May 21
May 9, 2016

Genworth Brings the GENWELL℠ Tour to Liberty Science Center
March 25, 2016

Liberty Science Center to Create the Largest Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere Thanks to $5M Gift by Jennifer Chalsty
March 15, 2016

Special guest Whoopi Goldberg to present award at Liberty Science Center's 5th Annual Genius Gala on May 20 Honoring Renowned Architect Frank Gehry, Legendary Dinosaur Hunter Jack Horner, "Mother of Mindfulness" Dr. Ellen Langer, & Astrophysicist/Black Hole Researcher Kip Thorne
March 10, 2016

Liberty Science Center Names Fabiano Caruana, Highest Rated American Chess Player Ever & Third Highest Rated Chess Player in History, as LSC Visiting Grandmaster
July 9, 2015

Liberty Science Center Hosts May 1 Genius Gala Honoring Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Google's Vint Cerf, & Alien Hunter Jill Tarter
April 16, 2015

NJ STEM Week Culminates in Pi Day of the Century Celebration
March 14, 2015

New Infinity Climber Exhibit Grand Unveiling Featuring Record-Breaking Daredevil Nik Wallenda at Liberty Science Center, Saturday, November 22, 2014
November 18, 2014

Infinity Climber
November 18, 2014

Liberty Science Center "Genius Gala 3.0" Honors Dean Kamen, Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, and J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., with Special Performance by David Blaine May 9
May 6, 2014

Beyond Rubik's Cube Exhibition Debuts at Liberty Science Center
April 30, 2014

Critically Endangered Cotton-top Tamarin Born at Liberty Science Center
November 1, 2013

"Genius Gala 2.0" Honors Sir Richard Branson, Garry Kasparov, & Dr. Cori Bargmann, with Special Appearance by David Blaine
April 30, 2013

Nobel Prize Recipients, Astronauts and Authors Mentor Local High School Students in New Program Kicking Off Tonight at LSC
November 9, 2012

David Blaine to Donate Two $1 Million Tesla Coils to Liberty Science Center After ELECTRIFIED Event
October 3, 2012

Genius Cubed Gala to Honor Ernő Rubik, Temple Grandin, and Oliver Sacks
April 25, 2012