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MSI Chicago @msichicago Chicago, Illinois, US

The Museum of Science and Industry, the Western Hemisphere’s largest science museum, is home to live science shows, a WWII sub, big-screen films and more!

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We ❤️ Science, too. Thanks again, Quentin Crockett, for stopping by and making our reopening all the more magical!… https://t.co/194FC9kU9y
8/2
2020
Hello again! Our doors open at 9:30 a.m., unlocking nearly half a million square feet to explore. Click for visit t… https://t.co/TPZoWCwhVW
8/1
2020
It’s Reopening Eve! We’re working hard to make sure your first visit back is extra special. Take a look at what we’… https://t.co/KdW5Nqnzcp
7/31
2020
We are excited to welcome our members tomorrow for the first Member Exclusive Day! Get a head start, click for visi… https://t.co/Hr4XCjwvXb
7/29
2020
Weekend bike ride. ✅ IG 📸: @ joywest567 https://t.co/WczPzaW6k0
7/25
2020
When we say “reopening,” we mean it. Guests are welcome to use our historic north doors once again when we open on… https://t.co/U3EEH41C2o
7/24
2020
Happening Now: This chemistry experiment will leave you saying “ooze” and “ahh!” Watch this week's #ScienceAtHome e… https://t.co/PPv35SwE6y
7/22
2020
Plus, our Virtual Membership Open House continues! Don't miss out on exclusive live interviews and a "super" specia… https://t.co/bZQjeJHHWoMSI Member Exclusive Days on July 29-31 are almost totally booked! Be sure to reserve your tickets or sign up for a… https://t.co/ymj5pohZm9
7/21
2020
@murpthart @kendraaaleighh 💛Great photo! 🌸
7/20
2020
Arriving now: summer fun! Click to sign up for eight free, easy activities to try anywhere, anytime. Plus, get a fa… https://t.co/8pUMs9EQjN @SamRoseWatson Marvel ticket holders will be emailed by early next week. Please reach out to us at tickethelp@msich… https://t.co/gJvaYMr2OF @ScienceCenters Thank you! ❤️
7/17
2020
@pagegirl1582 We have postponed the opening of Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes to March 4, 2021. For more details… https://t.co/v7JWqrli9C @Ctb22684 @lisa_taylor @artinstitutechi https://t.co/4sidplZtVPWe’re excited to announce that we will reopen starting July 29 for members, and to the public on August 1! Guests w… https://t.co/e3wykdhYHcJust a bit of pressure and “poof!” Click to watch this week's #ScienceAtHome FB Live experiment to learn how to mak… https://t.co/puCZWPUeHbArriving soon: Summer Brain Games! All are welcome aboard to get access to eight free, fun at-home activities. Get… https://t.co/Nr88NCR93f
7/16
2020
Grant Imahara's curiosity and spirit for invention was contagious. We're remembering him through his passion for in… https://t.co/UfkRjooRSx @AmandaMaul83 @ThatEricAlper 💔
7/14
2020
Hope you have a relaxing weekend. ☀️ 📸: IG @ ivandumonde https://t.co/d5NsQY2CXM
7/11
2020
#FBF to 2018 when we added a #Tesla Roadster to our Transportation Gallery. Today is the 164th birthday of… https://t.co/mRnSxnR4tRNext stop: summer fun! ☀️ Explore Chicago’s neighborhoods this summer with help from MSI when you sign up for Summ… https://t.co/Rsu1enk1hC
7/10
2020
Starting July 14, MSI will offer 12 FREE webinar sessions for educators covering a wide range of STEM concepts. Plu… https://t.co/nTyPOg28rm
7/7
2020
Big Shot events were staged by Sylvania Electric Products which chose famous sites to light with hundreds, sometime… https://t.co/qFX0wwrV3L
7/4
2020
Red, white and whew. 🌶 Watch this #PeriodicTable video on how to ferment and make hot sauce at home that’ll spark f… https://t.co/svGslGZVk6 @VoulaSaridakis Out of this world! 🚀
7/3
2020
@zekeinchi Lit. 🌩 @DianeKnoepke Fury in the fluff. 🤘 @dancingvalentin We should definitely go on tour together. 🌪🌪🌪Our band name is MSI and the Tornados and we like Twizzlers in our dressing room tyvm.First name + and + your favorite MSI exhibits = your band name. 🤘 July is #MSIMemberAppreciationMonth! Click for mo… https://t.co/YUxNeJ2XPP
7/2
2020
Happening Now: How many rubber bands does it take to safely drop an egg without it touching the ground? Tune in to… https://t.co/gvGOcb5hg2
7/1
2020
@MammaTJones We currently do not have a reopening date as we continue to assess the safest way to reopen. Our membe… https://t.co/S45YudN5wCThanks for reading! If you want to see how sunscreen protects you without risking your own skin cells, here is a fu… https://t.co/NKHiSDNUY7Sunscreen only works when we apply it properly. Make sure to follow any instructions on the sunscreen container, us… https://t.co/OS3EusPSO3Some sunscreens just work on UV-B light. To find sunscreen that blocks both UV-B and UV-A light, look for the words… https://t.co/BwaNfouhOgSunscreen has an SPF, or Sun Protection Factor, number on it. The SPF indicates how good it is at stopping UV-B lig… https://t.co/OH0luFz9e1Sunscreen can protect us from two different types of UV light that the sun produces. UV-B light damages the top lay… https://t.co/xGjnA5HMgtSunscreen that scatters or reflects UV light is often called physical or mineral sunscreen. When UV light hits this… https://t.co/h4TzBau1VeSunscreen that absorbs UV light is often called chemical sunscreen. When UV light hits this sunscreen, it reacts wi… https://t.co/vWJAqV8przSunscreen works by either absorbing UV light or by scattering and reflecting it. This prevents the UV light from re… https://t.co/7aBt4f7ROTWe wear sunscreen when we go outside to help prevent sunburn and other damage the sun does to our skin. The part of… https://t.co/FJHnKvl0XQHi, Kylie Kosulic from the Science and Leaders team @msichicago here again for a #ScienceExplainer. As things heat… https://t.co/DA3hsPUder
6/26
2020
Live science happening now! Click to watch a live tutorial on how to make slime using MSI's recipe. #ScienceAtHomehttps://t.co/40ciFDw5hn
6/24
2020
@hometheater_z An important reminder indeed. We also recommend this video that shares more about his life and work. https://t.co/LRwyP3H61UAlan Turing's work to decode top secret messages sent by the Nazi Enigma machines helped end WWII. Did you know abo… https://t.co/SzFOtP4Ige
6/23
2020
Waiting for a "brake" in the rain to hop back on the now-opened Lakefront Trail. 🚲 If you need a pit stop during yo… https://t.co/7u6piqUeLz
6/22
2020
Happy #PrideMonth! Get to know these Black leaders whose work ensures innovation and creativity are not exclusive,… https://t.co/24U6wOin5pI hope you have enjoyed our peek into gerontology (the science of aging). Our bodies are full of so much fascinatin… https://t.co/K3hppy1xb9Getting older can be no sweat, literally! As we age, our bodies tend to sweat less. The size of our sweat, or eccri… https://t.co/kUrPAq1l61Your hair may start to move to new places on your body! The hair on your head may start to fade but it can then sho… https://t.co/7Dmh3rbhZaWhat’s with wrinkles? A protein in your skin called collagen changes with age. Collagen fibers are similar to rope… https://t.co/4TGcr10n3hFrom changes in your posture, a slight bending in the spine, and the compression of the discs between the vertebrae… https://t.co/h0JLG91DqcWe shed on average 600,000 particles of skin every hour. That adds up to approximately 1.5 pounds of skin each year… https://t.co/7zP2p6qjolHello! Dillon Dreiling from the Specialized Experiences Team @msichicago. In celebration of MSI’s 87th birthday, th… https://t.co/989fCBJgoG
6/20
2020
Click to learn about Juneteenth, a celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the US. We want to honor this ho… https://t.co/crylDBXml2
6/19
2020
Still celebrating together, even when we’re apart. We are proud to support the array of guests, volunteers and staf… https://t.co/ZvKfpxholB
6/18
2020
Tomorrow, June 11, @HealthyHoodChi will host their We Got Us grocery and supply pick-up on MSI’s North steps from 1… https://t.co/95rPLvTyfi
6/10
2020
Get to know @thankfulforchi! They’re currently helping feed families through its People’s Free Food Program. They’r… https://t.co/bIGELDzVF5
6/9
2020
There are more volunteer and donation opportunities on the way, stay tuned to our feed. In the meantime, get to kno… https://t.co/2dYePWDPkSThanks to everyone who gave supplies, money and their time today to support @froSkate's donation event! More than 1… https://t.co/rf3PQHclR4
6/8
2020
Please join us this upcoming Sunday! More than anything we need VOLUNTEERS: Please sign up in the link to volunteer… https://t.co/X4cnwsretA
Retweeted by MSI Chicago @RunnerWest @SarahSpain Good tip! 💯These Black-owned restaurants in #HydePark are open for business this weekend, pick up a meal and enjoy it – six fe… https://t.co/8GtPQ6ZV13 @FreemanTecmage Thanks for replying with your ideas! We think access to MSI is important to look at, as well as how… https://t.co/8j78depNUd
6/5
2020
If you’d like to donate, get involved or learn more about racial justice, here’s a list of Chicago organizations to… https://t.co/MMv4OYiD1x
6/4
2020
(3/3) We need to do more than post to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter and everyone working against racism a… https://t.co/o7BZlGBQdn(2/3) We understand that when we make choices as a museum, those choices have an impact on our staff and in neighborhoods around the city.(1/3) We are pausing to reflect and prepare for internal dialogues to discuss how we can better support the Black c… https://t.co/jzV3FtzjsD
6/2
2020
@rmd1023 https://t.co/G7iYhDB6B7Viruses might provide anti-ageing and anti-cancer properties to bats. Bats have exceptionally long lifespans – the… https://t.co/5xIM8A6cqiIn times of stress, like being hunted, viral replication within the bat shoots up. If the predator eats the bat, th… https://t.co/zBtdtznOoOBats fulfill viruses’ basic need for a host – so what (if anything!) do the bats get out of this? One benefit is th… https://t.co/SCQ32cYblaBiologically, bat immune systems are a little bit lazy. They only turn on when the viral load gets REALLY huge, so… https://t.co/DyTDKDAigXBoth behaviorally and biologically, bats create a viral sweet spot. Bats often live in huge, tight-knit colonies, s… https://t.co/wwNuy06Gg0Viruses need hosts to reproduce, a process that often makes the host sick. Yet, bats rarely get sick from their vir… https://t.co/KgStS5vp8zZoonoses account for 75% of new infectious diseases, with bats as the source of several recent spillover events inc… https://t.co/2M6r8vQv75Hi! Dr. Kristen Witte here, Exhibit Content and Research Specialist at @msichicago. Zoonoses are the… https://t.co/miI1SeLjMI
5/29
2020
@digital_isabel https://t.co/og3JopIAjmhttps://t.co/sQm9rOLPhvHey...that looks familiar. https://t.co/05IEee2Kme
5/28
2020
@Karen_OC_ @PierceDowner Amazing! https://t.co/5hhNqm1U8e
5/26
2020
#MuseumMomentOfZen from @DBraunPhotography on Instagram. 🌸 https://t.co/T7xhSQfNv9
5/24
2020
If you want to experiment with spice at home, try making this hot sauce recipe from @PromontoryChi! ➡️… https://t.co/P7PKrJt611This spicy reaction affects people differently! By understanding this spicy reaction, we can appreciate the fun of… https://t.co/FmRiJmT0qTYou may want a cold glass of water but that could make this spicy reaction worse! Instead of dissolving capsaicin,… https://t.co/wDK8eJfmMHIf you like spicy food but want to avoid some of these hot reactions, science can help. Have milk, cheese or other… https://t.co/EtVgUpYc6EEver start sweating from a jalapeño? Your body will send a surplus of blood through blood vessels that have now exp… https://t.co/7gZfVgq9XHYour body is a fantastic firefighter. Your body will activate mucous membranes, or a runny nose, to try and wash th… https://t.co/wAOPvGRrsmCapsaicin binds to these receptors, and these receptors send a signal to your brain that there is heat present in y… https://t.co/TLSyFr9xp3Capsaicin binds to thermal receptors on your tongue that detect heat. If you eat something that is too hot, these r… https://t.co/aIeN3ChXcZIt’s common to say that something tastes spicy, however taste is not a factor at all. Capsaicin triggers your body’… https://t.co/JITt8SNwhvThe main culprit behind the spiciness of a lot of foods is a molecule called capsaicin. Capsaicin is found in a lot… https://t.co/aCoULUPWIVHello, I’m Dillon Dreiling from the Specialized Experiences Team @msichicago. Today I am bringing the heat as I sha… https://t.co/vmzHrd2iA6
5/23
2020
Episode is now live! Click for the full video. ➡️ https://t.co/N2V3mrLPDC https://t.co/0IE5eV1EsTThe trains miss you, the 3D printers miss you—heck even the vortex misses you. That’s why we’re so excited to join… https://t.co/iVtI4HQvQS
5/20
2020
TOMORROW: Visit @msichicago for a virtual field trip with Mayor Lightfoot on a new episode of #StayHomeHitPlay, and… https://t.co/Nv4C870AJS
Retweeted by MSI Chicago🌈 If you missed the live stream, you can watch it on our Facebook page. ➡️➡️➡️https://t.co/xsUUaL6MZNWe could use a rainbow on this cloudy Tuesday. Head to our Facebook page in five minutes! Starting at 3:30 p.m., we… https://t.co/NLw4T0sc9m
5/19
2020

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