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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.

00:32:24
Chris McKay, Planetary Scientist at the NASA Ames Research Center, has traveled the world seeking Mars-like environments. In the Dry Valleys of Antarctica—his favorite Mars analog on Earth—Dr. McKay discovered a kind of algae living inside rocks porous to light and water. He’ll show us some of these rocks and talk about the physical conditions required for life.

00:35:56
Meet Breea Govenar, a biologist at Penn State University, as she speaks to us from aboard a research vessel from Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institute. She'll discuss life near deep-sea thermal vents in the Pacific Ocean. The Webcast also includes Dr. Alissa Arp, a biologist from San Francisco State University studying the tube worms that live around these very hot marine spots.

00:43:30
Julia Child and physicist Philip Morrison once cooked up (and sampled) "primordial soup," a mixture of ingredients said to be the materials from which life sprang on Earth. How accurate is this notion? David Deamer studies how some molecules self-assemble into order, and has developed new theories about how life evolved from components on Earth. We’ll talk with him, do hands-on experiments, and watch vintage footage of Julia Child tasting the soup. Guests: David Deamer, Director, UC Berkeley SETI Program, and Karen Kalumuk, Exploratorium staff scientist.

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