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00:03:53
Join Exploratorium educator Ken Finn as he unlocks the mystery behind the black sand (a.k.a. magnetite) at Ocean Beach. This piece explores the origin of magnetite in the Sierra Nevada mountains, its journey down the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers to the Bay, and the interesting physical properties of this mineral, plus some fun things you can do with it.

00:27:04
In this program, we connect live with marine scientists at the Okeanos' Exploration Command Center in Seattle, learn about the mission's latest discoveries and see new video of some of the amazing animals they've encountered on their mission.

Look over the shoulders of ocean explorers as they map and send their ROV into the little-known and unknown regions of the deep sea. "Voyages of Discovery" connects the Exploratorium with NOAA's newest ship, the Okeanos Explorer, currently in the Pacific Ocean near Indonesia, as it carries out its first exploration voyage.


00:34:56
Learn about exploring the deep sea with ROVs. The Okeanos' ROV Operations Coordinator Dave Lovalvo shares the expedition's latest discoveries, including video of what is believed to be several completely new species.

Look over the shoulders of ocean explorers as they map and send their ROV into the little-known and unknown regions of the deep sea. "Voyages of Discovery" connects the Exploratorium with NOAA's newest ship, the Okeanos Explorer, currently in the Pacific Ocean near Indonesia, as it carries out its first exploration voyage.


00:16:52
Learn about underwater volcanoes and hydrothermal vents and see how scientists explore underwater geology with mapping and ROV technology.

Look over the shoulders of ocean explorers as they map and send their ROV into the little-known and unknown regions of the deep sea. "Voyages of Discovery" connects the Exploratorium with NOAA's newest ship, the Okeanos Explorer, currently in the Pacific Ocean near Indonesia, as it carries out its first exploration voyage.


00:02:38
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 10th during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

00:03:09
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 9th during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

00:02:06
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 8th during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

00:02:45
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 3rd during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

00:02:14
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 2 during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

00:01:57
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 1 during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.