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Why Did the Neanderthals Disappear? (Clip)
Date: August 26, 2008
Running Time: 00:01:29

Some 35,000 years ago, Neanderthals became extinct. Climate change and a taste for steaks may be to blame. (Sound familiar?) Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains.
This collection of individual programs tells a wide range of stories, reflecting the diverse interests of the Exploratorium community.

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Iron Science Teacher - Iron Science Teacher 2015 (Webcast)
7/10/2015   Time: 12:00 PM PDT
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before ...
 
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Science in the City - Big and Tall Bikes (Clip)
7/15/2015   
Meet the "Dirty Sixer," a bike custom made for the 6'5" to 7'2" cyclist. Designer David ...
 
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Science in the City - The Mystery of Northern California's Beached Whales (Clip)
8/12/2015   
In the last few months a dozen whales have washed upon the shores of Northern California. The ...

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After Dark - Photography: Cameras and the Geometry of Vision (Clip)
5/12/2015   
As cameras became more sophisticated, so too did our understanding of projective geometry. In this ...
 
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Resonance - Alonzo King LINES Ballet and Bernie Krause: Performance (Clip)
3/26/2015   
This newly added Resonance event highlights an emerging collaboration between one of ballet’s m ...
 
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Science in the City - Guide Dogs (Clip)
3/11/2015   
Navigating bustling city streets can be a challenge for anyone at times. Can you imagine crossi ...
 
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Rosetta Mission - Philae has Landed! (Webcast)
11/14/2014   
Join us for a live webcast with senior scientist Paul Doherty to discuss breaking news about ...
 
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Arts at the Exploratorium - Bob Miller - Light Walk (1982) (Clip)
10/21/2014   
Light Walk captures former Exploratorium artist and "natural philosopher" Bob Miller (1935 ...

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Iron Science Teacher - Summer 2015: Plastic Bottles (Webcast)
7/2/2015   
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before a ...
 
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Miscellaneous - The Science of Sharing with Shachar Kariv (Clip)
6/30/2015   

On June 6, 2015, the Exploratorium hosted the Science of Sharing Forum, a public event fea ...

 
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Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Carbon: Ron Hipschman (Clip)
6/29/2015   
Emerging from inside of stars, carbon is the fourth most abundant element in the univers ...
 
Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - Live from the Galapagos: June 28th, 2015 (Webcast)
6/28/2015   
Join us on the web or in person for a live chat with scientists and educators on board the Expl ...
 
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Iron Science Teacher - Summer 2015: Lightbulbs (Webcast)
6/27/2015   
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before a ...