Fellows collaborate with staff
For most of us, science arrives in our lives packaged neatly as fact. But how did it get that way?
Follow scientists looking for life in the hot springs of the Russian Far East.
Follow along with expedition leader Bob Ballard and his crew on the exploration vessel Nautilus as they search for hydrothermal vents, underwater volcanoes, and ancient shipwrecks.
NOAA and the Exploratorium are long-term partners.
What do stem cells, fruit flies, and zebrafish look like under a microscope? The Microscope Imaging Station creates high-resolution images and movies of the microscopic world using research-grade microscopes.
Discover how researchers study climate change and examine the latest scientific data.
Activities and History
Visit Las Cuevas Research Station in Belize and the Natural History Museum in London to learn about the study of biodiversity.
Explore the history, people, and landscape of this research facility and the scientific and cultural ideas that emerge.
There are about 500 dispatches from scientists working in the Arctic and Antarctica, along with original videos, photos, webcasts, and articles.
Follow our crew as they visit the Dry Valleys and hike the slopes of volcanic Mt. Erebus.
Explore the places, people, tools, and ideas behind the origins of matter, the universe, and life itself.
Exploratorium’s Publishing Program
The untold stories behind scientific discovery.
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