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The Brew Lab (Video)
Date: October 10, 2012
Running Time: 00:04:45
How do brewers turn a handful of simple ingredients into the frothy, delicious beverage we call beer? Patrick Horn and Bryan Hermannsson from San Francisco’s Pacific Brewing Lab take us inside their testing facility and show us how a new beer is born.
Urban environments like San Francisco are full of mysterious natural and human-made phenomena. Why are there so many one-footed pigeons? Where does the sewage go? Why is our “summer” in May and September? The Exploratorium is “taking it outside" to explore these and other questions in engineering, ecology, optics, waves, ... More »

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Sound Restoration (Video)
6/10/2015   
Experimental physicist Carl Haber optically scans antique audio recordings, such as wax cylinde ...

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Tofu (Video)
4/8/2015   
Curious about Tofu? The folks over at Hodo Soy Beanery tell us everything we ever wanted to kno ...
 
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Restoring the Salt Ponds (Video)
10/7/2014   
What are salt ponds and why are they are being restored to their natural habitat? The South Bay ...
 
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The Science of Firefighting: Cisterns (Video)
9/10/2014   
Ever notice a brick-lined circle embedded into a street intersection? Keep an eye out and y ...
 
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Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (Video)
4/8/2014   
Join Exploratorium staff scientist Ron Hipschman as we visit Dan Werthimer, Director ...
 
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The Making of a Bell (Video)
4/10/2013   
For our first episode in a new season of "Science in the City," we explore the creation ...

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Living With Wildlife in the Bay Area (Video)
5/13/2015   
With the ever shifting boundaries between humans and wildlife in the Bay Area, the da ...
 
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Tofu (Video)
4/8/2015   
Curious about Tofu? The folks over at Hodo Soy Beanery tell us everything we ever wanted to kno ...
 
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Guide Dogs (Video)
3/11/2015   
Navigating bustling city streets can be a challenge for anyone at times. Can you imagine crossi ...
 
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Buried Treasure: Recovering the Charles Hare Lighter (Video)
2/11/2015   
Buried in a cove that later became downtown San Francisco, a Gold Rush-era cargo sh ...
 
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Restoring the Salt Ponds (Video)
10/7/2014   
What are salt ponds and why are they are being restored to their natural habitat? The South Bay ...




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