Exploratorium: Home

Nobel Lecture Series Continues at the Exploratorium

For Immediate Release:
August 01, 2005

Media Available
Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367

Nobel Lecture Series Continues at the Exploratorium

Thursday, August 4, 2005, 7pm

From July 14-October 2, the Exploratorium presents a major exhibition, The Nobel Prize: 100 Years of Creativity, marked by Bay Area wide events featuring Nobel
Laureates and representatives of the Nobel Committee at UCSF, Stanford, UC Berkeley, the San Francisco Public Library and the Commonwealth Club, among others. The Exploratorium concludes its own Nobel Lecture Series on Thursday, August 4 at 7pm with Stanford Professor and Nobel Laureate Douglas Osheroff (Physics, 1996) on The Nature of Scientific Discovery: Tracing the Work of Nobel Laureates. The event is held in the Exploratorium’s McBean Theater and is free with museum admission. For advance reservations call (415) 561-0308. Free to members and with same day museum admission or purchase tickets ($12) at the door.

Stanford Professor and Nobel Laureate Douglas Osheroff (Physics, 1996) will talk about the unexpected discoveries and surprising applications of basic scientific research. He’ll use as examples the progression of research from several Nobel laureates, including his own work in the realm of super-cooled liquid helium.

Hours of Operation & New Evening Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm;  every Thursday evening adults only (ages 18 and up) 6pm-10pm.

$29 for adults, with lower rates for SF Bay Area residents, youth, seniors, students, teachers and the disabled. Tickets available at the door and advance tickets available online at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/tickets.

Getting Here
The Exploratorium is easily accessible by public transit. Convenient parking is available nearby. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit/location-directions

About the Exploratorium
The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, students, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 180 million people annually from around the globe. On April 17, 2013, the Exploratorium opened at Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's Embarcadero, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit.

Pier 15
San Francisco
California 94111
(415) 528-4444 telephone

Contact Us:
Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367