Science At Play: Turing Test

June is Pride Month so we wanted to highlight the work of an LGBTQ+ scientist for this edition of Science At Play. Alan Turing was a computer scientist and mathematician in the early 1900s. He came up with a lot of the things we still use in computer science today. Alan Turing’s legacy shows the …

Science At Play: Composting!

So many people are getting their gardens started for the spring and summer and we are here to help those gardens be successful. Compost is organic matter that can be put into the soil and help your plants grow big and healthy. Composting is not only great for your garden, but it is also a …

Dear Science: Bees

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Nazeli, age 9. I wonder if bees got extinct what would happen to us? As you may know, bees provide a very important role in our ecosystem. They are very important pollinators and pollinate a lot of fruits and …

Science At Play: Seed Balls

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is definitely one of our favorite holidays around here at the Science Center, and we love sharing ways you can celebrate at home. It was a little chilly here in Connecticut this morning, but warmer weather is coming, which means beautiful flowers will be popping up all across our state. …