Franklin Institute

Mike Dougherty
April 18, 2019 - 1:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's population is growing, but it's lagging behind many other large cities on that front and several other categories. The numbers were presented Wednesday night at the Franklin Institute. When it comes to income, Philly is dead last in both median...
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John McDevitt
April 12, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The comic book world comes to life at a new exhibit, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes, at the Franklin Institute. This is the east coast primer of the show. It's about 15,000 square feet of exhibit space, featuring things like costumes from Black Panther and Captain...
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Laureate Lab is a chance for this week's visitors to the Franklin Institute to learn about groundbreaking discoveries in engineering and science from the pioneers themselves.
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John McDevitt
April 09, 2019 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Laureate Lab is a chance for the Franklin Institute's visitors, this week, to learn about groundbreaking discoveries in engineering and science from the pioneers themselves. The opportunity corresponds with an annual recognition that dates back almost 200 years. Hands...
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Ian Bush
April 09, 2019 - 2:33 pm
UPDATED: 6:12 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors considering felony charges against 23-year-old Michael Rohana told the judge they were hopelessly deadlocked after two days of deliberations. Federal prosecutors have not said whether they will retry the Bear, Delaware man, who was...
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HAIKOU, Feb. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Feb. 15, 2018 shows Terra-Cotta Warriors during an exhibition of "Civilization of Qin (221-207 B.C.) and Han Dynasties (206 B.C.- 220 A.D.)" in Hainan Museum in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province.
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John McDevitt
April 05, 2019 - 7:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The vandalism and theft of a thumb from a 2,000-year-old Chinese warrior statue, on display at a Philadelphia museum last December, has a Delaware man facing federal felony charges. Today, closing arguments concluded and the jury is expected to deliberate starting on...
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HAIKOU, Feb. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Feb. 15, 2018 shows Terra-Cotta Warriors during an exhibition of "Civilization of Qin (221-207 B.C.) and Han Dynasties (206 B.C.- 220 A.D.)" in Hainan Museum in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province.
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Ian Bush
April 02, 2019 - 9:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The theft of a thumb from a 2,000-year-old statue is the subject of a federal trial this week in Philadelphia. Michael Rohana is accused of breaking off - and walking off with - the digit from one of the terra-cotta warriors loaned by China to the Franklin Institute...
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Hadas Kuznits
March 16, 2019 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A program at the Franklin Institute Saturday afternoon aimed to promote diversity in the many fields of science. Nine ethnic professionals in the field of science had booths throughout the Franklin Institute where they could show what it is they do. Michael Burch,...
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Franklin Institute
Hadas Kuznits
February 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Franklin Institute will offer its monthly "Science After Hours" event Tuesday evening, February 26. This month's theme is "Love & Lust." Adam Piazza, Adult Program Specialist at the Franklin Institute, says in honor of the month of February, "Science After...
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A bust of the character Groot, created for Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy." It will be on display at The Franklin Institute April 13.
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Rachel Kurland
January 24, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Come spring, you'll be able to immerse yourself seamlessly into the Marvel Universe, and you don't even have to leave the Parkway. The Franklin Institute announced its newest exhibit slated for April, "Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes." As Marvel enters its 80th year...
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