FSC Archives

A good time was had by all that attended the "Bird and Butterfly" event at Fernbank Science Center. The event was part of International Migratory Bird Day (IMDB). >> more

Tibetan Monks Visit Fernbank Science Center - During their visit to Fernbank Science Center, the monks were able to visit the planetarium and went on a "behind the scenes" tour of the FSC live animal exhibit. The monks were selected as Tenzin Gyatso scholars as part of the Emory Tibet Science Initiative and will be studying at Emory University for two more years >> more

Georgia RockFest - Many people were able to meet the authors and obtain copies of the new book "Roadside Geology of Georgia" during an event sponsored by the Georgia Mineral Society, the Atlanta, Geological Society and Fernbank Science Center >> more

Fernbank Planetarium Reaches New Heights - Already the biggest planetarium in Georgia and one of the largest in the United States, the FSC planetarium, near the end of 2012, underwent a major technological upgrade.

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 hundreds of people lined up for an opportunity to witness the Transit of Venus at Fernbank Science Center. This phenomena will not occur again for another 105 years >> more

Wednesday March 6, 2012, Dr. Chris Mowry, Biologist at Berry College and Dr. Larry Wilson, Ecologist at Fernbank Science Center, hosted a forum at Fernbank Science Center to discuss facts about coyotes and to address community concerns >> more

On March 5, 2012 an Otter was spotted in Fernbank Forest >>more

Friday evening, February 3, 2012, as part of Black History Month, DeKalb County School District’s Fernbank Science Center hosted the Atlanta Connections in Science a ScienceMakers presentation featuring science professionals with Atlanta area connections. >> more

NASA Astronaut and Air Force Col. Eric A. Boe visited Fernbank Science Center and a number of other DeKalb schools during a visit to Atlanta >> more

Sixth grade students at Avondale Middle and Freedom Middle Schools had an opportunity in to participate in a special downlink from the International Space Station (ISS) to Fernbank Science Center >> more

NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough visited DeKalb County School System’s Fernbank Science Center during a trip to Atlanta >> more

Birds in Focus - a rotating feature about birds and bird life. Topics will vary and include basic biology, field ID tips, interesting behaviors, etc. >> more

Dr. Ralph L. Buice, Jr. passed away Tuesday, Feb 24, 2010 at his home. Dr. Buice was a 39 year veteran of Fernbank Science Center and the DeKalb County School System >> more