In the News

Mixing Science and Halloween 
Fox 2 Detroit – October 19, 2019

DEPTH Exhibit Opens June 8
WDIV – June 5, 2019

Mobility Moments Podcast: Rob Stead, AutoSens
Driven Podcasts – April 26, 2019

The greenest buildings in Detroit, mapped
Curbed Detroit – April 22, 2019

Michigan Science Center offering free general admission on Earth Day
Channel 7 – April 20, 2019

MSU’S Science Gallery Detroit, Michigan Science Center Partner to Bring “Depth” to Detroit
Michigan State University – April 3, 2019

Free Day at Michigan Science Center
WDIV – March 17, 2019

Macomb County’s ‘Fatberg’ Donated for Research at Wayne State University
Detroit Free Press – January 16, 2019 

Michigan Science Center Lands Sun, Earth, Universe – NASA, NISE Production
MI Tech News – December 6, 2018

The Week in Detroit
D Brief Podcast – November 7, 2018

Women Who Rock: Cassie Byrd
WCSX – October 5, 2018

Climate change is coming to Michigan. How are experts and professionals preparing our state?
Model D – August 7, 2018

Making sounds with science at Carnegie Library
ABC 10 News – June 26, 2018

Detroit Free Press – June 17, 2018

Michigan Science Center to offer World Science Festival programming this weekend
Crain’s Detroit Business – May 30, 2018

Scientists & Experts

The Michigan Science Center offers a variety of experts in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, who are available for interviews and commentary. To book an interview, please contact Shelly Otenbaker at

Cassie Byrd
Chief Learning Officer
Expertise: K12 STEM education, community-based education, biology
Cassie Byrd

Charles Gibson
Director, Innovation & Outreach
Expertise: Informal STEM education, geology
Video: TEDx Detroit 2015 speech
Outreach Coordinator Charles Gibson gives a TED Talk entitled "Explosive Science!"

Paulette Epstein
Staff Astronomer
Expertise: Astronomy, women in STEM
Video: TEDx Detroit 2016 speech
A science center staff member looks at an image of stars on the planetarium dome.

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