Found 20 - 30 results of 50 programs matching keyword "gravity well exhibit"
A century after publication of Einstein's famous papers on light and relativity, this most celebrated of Nobel Laureates will be the subject of a talk by award-winning science writer K.C. Cole. She'll discuss the ways in which Einstein continues to influence physics today, from detecting gravity waves to understanding string theory. An clip of the Aeolian Landscape exhibit by artist Ned Kahn. Blowing air sculpts sand into an ever-changing landscape. The concept of space-time--perhaps Einstein's most fundamental contribution to our understanding of the universe--will be explored using special red lasers. Using a simple ball-bearing model, Exploratorium Senior Scientist Dr. Paul Doherty demonstrates Brownian Motion and explains how it proves the existence of atoms. Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: Clothespins! Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: CD cases! After a week of analyzing the data from the Huygens probe, do scientists think of Titan differently? What were the unexpected findings? Which hypotheses were wrong? Which were correct? Join us as we talk to mission scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and get the latest on this enigmatic moon. The only thing to beat out Iron Science Halloween! Holiday madness right when you could use a laugh.... today's secret ingredient: fruitcake! Paul Doherty and Ron Hipschman discuss the clouds and atmosphere of Saturn. Learn how to make a cloud in your kitchen or an atmosphere in a soda bottle! Paul Doherty and Ron Hipschman discuss some of Saturn's interesting history.