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00:10:24
Exploratorium staff member Earl Stirling demonstrates the amazing "Pyrograph", an artwork refined over four years. Like a fiery version of the museum’s classic Drawing Board, Stirling’s "Pyrograph" swings a pendulum over a sandy cauldron, tracing out oscillating patterns in colorful fire. This mesmerizing piece evokes both the Foucault pendulum and Dante’s Inferno.

Project: Miscellaneous | Browse All

Date: January 28, 2010
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Chemistry, Physics
Running Time:
0:38:57
Do you know what a 'Spryte' is? Watch this webcast to learn more and see footage from the Penguin Ranch in Antarctica!

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 16, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology