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What are the essential elements of life? How can you distinguish between the living and nonliving world? What traits of life do all organisms share?
An introduction to the concepts and theories that contribute to contemporary complexity research.
Observe the effects of special relativity as you travel near the speed of light.
Sedge Thomson's unique radio show. Five archived shows that were conducted at the Exploratorium from May to December 1998.
Join our Exploratorium production team as we traveled to Zambia in 2001 to broadcast the June 21st total solar eclipse live to the world.
Follow us in the remote Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwestern China near the Mongolian border.
On March 29, 2006, a total solar eclipse occurred when the new moon moved directly between the sun and the earth. The moon’s shadow fell on the eastern tip of Brazil, sped eastward across the Atlantic, through northern Africa, across the Mediterranean, an
From 1977 until 2003, the Exploratorium published a quarterly magazine. The Exploratorium Magazine Online is a companion to selected issues of the print magazine, providing key articles and activities and including multimedia features.
Imagine yourself in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean. You've been sailing for weeks, and there's no land in sight. Do you know where you are? Do you know which way to go?
The Okeanos Explorer is the newest vessel in NOAA's fleet and the first to be dedicated solely to exploration and discovery missions. Follow along with the scientists and crew on their discovery voyages.
Geometry Playground will change the way you think about geometry. This exhibition engages your hands, brain, and body in playful investigations of this most visible branch of math.
How are creative investigations sparked? What does a state of inspiration feel like? Can inspiration be transmitted from person to person? Join us for an audio slideshow series that explores the fascinating world of how we work creatively.
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