March 9-24, 2018

Recent Blog Posts

It's time to put your thinking caps on. You might have noticed an awesome pink astronaut floating around our social media and website. We are very excited to introduce this new mascot for the festival!

Posted on Feb 27, 2017

Calling all genetics geeks and apocalypse fanatics! #ATLSciFest 2017 will be full of events related to the science of humans. Escape a zombie apocalypse, investigate our human past, discuss the intersections between science and spirituality, and much more.

Posted on Feb 24, 2017

Calling all outdoor lovers and tree-huggers! #ATLSciFest 2017 is jam packed with events related to environmental science. Learn about climate change, urban ecology, the history of Stone Mountain and much more.

Posted on Feb 17, 2017

Does the thought of the expansive cosmos give you goosebumps? Could you spend hours watching clips of Neil deGrasse Tyson talking about the stars? If you’re into space and want to learn more, the 2017 Atlanta Science Festival has you covered.

Posted on Feb 10, 2017

If you have been following the news lately, it seems like climate change is a hot topic. We wanted to know more about what scientists are saying about the earth's evolving climate, so we went straight to a leading expert in the field, Dr. Marshall Shepherd, at our Twitter chat last month.

Dr. Shepherd is the Director of University of Georgia's Atmospheric Sciences Program and currently hosts the only nationally-televised Sunday Talk Show focused on science, The Weather Channel's Weather Geeks. He is also a former NASA Scientist, and was a 2004 PECASE award recipient at the White House. Explore the links and questions below to learn more about climate change.

Posted on Feb 09, 2017