Explore the amazing world of machines at The Franklin Institute.
Tesla described his coil as a simpler device for the production of electric oscillations for use in the design of high frequency machines.
You already use facial recognition software in your life every day. But how does it recognize your face? And what can it be used for?
Using The Franklin Institute's App, having access to virtual reality has never been easier. Adventure through space or the human body using just your phone.
How often do you get the chance to climb aboard a 350-ton Baldwin steam locomotive?
The Tech Studio is an interactive space where learners of all ages and backgrounds can develop skills in technology, engineering, and design. Through machine demonstrations, interactive workshops, and drop-in activities, the Tech Studio encourages new ways of thinking to all who enter.
Alexander Graham Bell was awarded the Elliott Cresson Medal in the field of Engineering in 1912 for Electrical Transmission of Articulate Speech.
In 1918, Guglielmo Marconi was awarded the Franklin Medal in Engineering for the application of radio waves to communication.
Put your piloting skills to the test in this lively air show that introduces you to the history, majesty, science, and technology of powered flight.
In 1907, Henry Ford vowed to make a motor car for the great multitude rather than a luxury item for the rich. He would accomplish this by bringing down the price and producing large quantities to achieve economies of scale.
Though he never finished high school, Orville Wright had successful business ventures in printing, bicycle repair, and aviation.
What’s the future of personal transportation? Will we one day ride to work in cars that drive themselves?
Nicknamed The Wizard of Menlo Park, Edison was not particularly wizardly. Rather, he was a savvy businessman who understood the value of iterative invention.
Artificial intelligence is a popular topic in movies, sci-fi novels, and increasingly, the news. But what exactly is it?
Young Burroughs realized that when America was experiencing a rapid growth of industry, there was a need for a machine that could add numbers quickly.
Discover the emerging technology of 3D Printing with The Franklin Institute's 3D Printing Portal.