Rockville Science Center

July 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Rockville Explorers’ Rocket Soars to 2nd Place in National Contest

Four Montgomery County Public High School students earned second place in a national rocketry contest in which 615 teams entered. The students missed top honors by as small as one-tenth of a second in the rocket’s ascent or descent or less than a foot in its top altitude. “It’s hard to swallow, but we’ll take […]

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July 16, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

DMV Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Fifty years ago on Tuesday, Apollo 11 successfully launched into space. Four days later on July 20, 1969, the NASA spacecraft reached the moon. Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon, while their colleague Michael Collins orbited overhead. DC Celebrations: The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum […]

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March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 12. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Redistricting Maps Meeting: Governor Larry Hogan’s Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering has approved a […]

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August 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents React to Solar Eclipse in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

It’s the first total solar eclipse in the U.S. since 1979, according to NASA and more than 2,500 people gathered at the Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory to watch it. “This is incredible,” Nick Smith, digital content specialist for the City of Gaithersburg said. “We had a thing on Faecbook that maybe 200 people had confirmed that […]

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October 7, 2015 | Aline Barros

MCPS Students to Attend Annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day

Johns Hopkins University’s Montgomery County campus and Shady Grove Life Sciences Center are opening their doors and labs to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) seventh-grade students for a day of science and medicine. Approximately 400 students are expected to attend the 7th annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day on Oct. 9. Students from Redland […]

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April 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Science Day is Set for April 26 in Rockville (VIDEO)

Science Day is one of Rockville’s most popular events. You can experience Science Day on April 26 at Montgomery College. Rockville 11’s Morgan Lash reports. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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April 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Rockville Nonprofit to Host Sessions to Brainstorm and Plan a Science Center

Rockville Science Center, a local nonprofit that explores science, is hosting a series of brainstorm sessions to involve the members of the community in planning for a new facility. These meetings are scheduled for May 9, 30, June 13, 27, and July 11, 25 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The first two meeting will […]

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August 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Rockville Science Center Opens Offices at Johns Hopkins MoCo Campus

Johns Hopkins University is embarking on a new collaboration with the Rockville Science Center. The university’s Montgomery County campus will house the administrative offices of the Rockville Science Center while the RSC Board of Trustees works to establish a permanent home in the city of Rockville for the center. Meanwhile, the two organizations will work […]

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June 14, 2013 | Marian Merewitz

Rockville Science Center on Episode #62

Are you one of those people that just loves science, interested in the latest scientific news and breakthroughs or do you just like to watch the stars. The Rockville Science Center might be just the group you’ve been looking for. Learn how science is involved in everything we do when host, Karen Allyn, is joined by […]

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