Igniting curiosity and inspiring conversation, Spectrum brings you the latest news and perspectives from across the Exploratorium.
by Maria Zilberman • May 20, 2016
Today is the launch of Science Journal, a digital science toolkit that helps kids (and adults!) measure and explore the world around them.
by Kevin Boyd • March 10, 2016
More than 900 middle and high school students spent their Exploratorium field trip focusing on sea level rise and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
by Rob Rothfarb • March 3, 2016
We're doing it again--creating a viewing party for our Total Solar Eclipse: Live from Micronesia webcast in Second Life!
by Mary Miller • February 24, 2016
Are the oceans being suffocated? At the Ocean Sciences meeting, Scripps oceanographer Lisa Levin described a little-known response of oceans to climate change. Why is it occurring and what we can do about it?
by Maria Zilberman • February 11, 2016
See what happened when our own Zeke Kossover joined Kishore Hari of Tested.com to demonstrate one of the fundamental principles of physics: air resistance.
by Eileen Campbell • January 28, 2016
The Exploratorium will broadcast the 2016 total solar eclipse live from a tiny island in Micronesia. Why did we choose Woleai?
by Kevin Boyd • January 12, 2016
We combed through the year in science to bring you seven stories that didn’t make the top ten lists, but are still worth a look.
by Kevin Boyd • November 10, 2015
No crab for Christmas—How a giant blob of warm water is shutting down the Bay Area's Dungeness crab fishery.
by Maria Zilberman • September 30, 2015
Bosun’s Bass by artist Tim Hawkinson is a tide-activated sound work that will be on display in the public space in front of the Exploratorium at at Pier 15.
by Pearl Tesler • September 25, 2015
An oft-told tale holds that you can balance an egg on its end during the equinox. Let's crack open the real story.
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