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Solar Eclipse 2008

For Immediate Release:
July 01, 2008

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Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367
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Solar Eclipse 2008

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7.08
Total Solar Eclipse -- Live from China:San Francisco's Exploratorium brings its fifth eclipse expedition team to remote Xinjiang Province in Northwestern China, very close to the Mongolian border, where the Exploratorium will webcast the eclipse live to the world.



7.08
Total Solar Eclipse -- Live Webcast in Second Life:The Exploratorium brings another live webcast to the 3D virtual world community, Second Life. The Total Solar Eclipse: Live from China webcast will be streamed into Second Life where virtual visitors can experience an eclipse-viewing party and interactive exhibits.



7.08
Solar Eclipse Schedule of Events:Here are the events scheduled for this evening of eclipse-related fun.



7.08
Total Solar Eclipse Images 2008:



7.08
Hooked on the Shadow -- A Solar Eclipse Documentary:View this startling documentary that examines the transformative experience of witnessing a total solar eclipse.

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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.

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