Carnegie Science Center, located in the Chateau neighborhood of [1 ] Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, opened in 1991. [2 ]
With a history that dates to October 24, 1939, the Carnegie Science Center is the most visited museum in Pittsburgh. Among its attractions are the newly constructed
Buhl Digital Dome (which features the latest in projection), the Rangos Omnimax Theater, the Miniature Railroad & Village, the USS (a Requin World War II submarine) and roboworld, touted as "the world's largest permanent robotics exhibit" with more than 30 interactive displays featuring "all things robotic", including the first physical home for Carnegie Mellon University’s Robot Hall of Fame.
Under the leadership of
Robert Wilburn, Buhl Science Center merged with the Carnegie Institute and a new $40 million Carnegie Science Center was constructed. [3 ]
Roboworld [ edit ]
Roboworld at the
Carnegie Science Center
Roboworld is an exhibit at The
Carnegie Science Center, which is touted as "the world's largest permanent robotics exhibit" with more than 30 interactive displays featuring "all things robotic". It features the Robot Hall Of Fame.
Roboworld is the first floor exhibit. The entrance also features a robot named Andy, The Robothespian. The exhibits show different types of robots and videos of other types of robots and the Robot Hall Of Fame.
The Robot Hall of Fame features robots from different
Science fiction films such as R2-D2, C-3PO, Rob The Robot, Robot B-9, HAL 9000, Gort, Maschinenmensch, and Dewey.
E-motion cone [ edit ]
E-motion cone is a white-colored, inverted cone which sits atop the Science Center building. At night, it is lit with different colors, signalling the weather forecast for the coming day. [4 ] [5 ]
Red – Warmer
Green – No change
Blue – Cooler
<flashing> – Precipitation
Yellow – Severe weather
See also [ edit ]
Media related to Carnegie Science Center at Wikimedia Commons
References [ edit ]