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00:34:00
Explore the myths and misconceptions about Mars, from little green men to Orson Welles’s infamous "War of the Worlds" broadcast.

00:55:24
What would it be like to set up camp on Mars? Learn about Martian camping conditions, including how to "boil" water.

00:22:03
Dr. Keith Noll of the Hubble Heritage Project and the Exploratorium's Ron Hipschman explain how MERs’ images are sent back to Earth.

00:27:00
Explore how Mars’s gravity and geology would affect rock climbers, with the Exploratorium's Dr. Paul Doherty.

00:33:00
How old would you be on Mars? Learn how time passes on Mars by exploring its calendar and seasons.

00:37:00
Find out what sunsets look like on Mars and what makes the red planet red with images taken by the MERs’ cameras

00:42:06
Come to the Exploratorium and see the first images from the Mars Rover Spirit. Learn about the Mars missions and the tools used to explore Mars.

00:07:57
See an 8 minute video of the planet Mars from the James Lick Observatory telescope!

12:28:42
Dr. James Watson is the President of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and the co-discoverer of the double helix, for which he won a Nobel prize in physiology or medicine in 1962. Dr. Watson was also the first director of the Human Genome Project. He talks with us about early discoveries in molecular biology, the Human Genome Project, and what makes Cold Spring Harbor a unique scientific institution.

0:28:42
Dr. James Watson is the President of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and the codiscoverer of the double helix, for which he won a Nobel prize in physiology or medicine in 1962. Dr. Watson was also the first director of the Human Genome Project. He talks with us about early discoveries in molecular biology, the Human Genome Project, and what makes Cold Spring Harbor a unique scientific institution.