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How can a bugle make so many notes even though it has no valves? Well find out about how waves can fit into pipes, strings and rods in this webcast.
Join Ron Hipschman at a live webcast where hell investigate sound waves, interference, beats, and harmonics. What is sound? How high a pitch can you hear? Can two sounds add up to no sound? Explore these questions and more in this resonant presentation. Watch internationally renowned musician Roscoe Mitchell performing Angel City with James Fei on woodwinds and William Winant on percussion. All three are music professors at Mills College in Oakland. What is sound? How high a pitch can you hear? Can two sounds add up to no sound? Explore these questions and more in this resonant presentation. Listen as we demonstrate what all those sound jargon words mean. If youve ever wondered what frequency, wavelength, amplitude and other words of sound mean, well explore them in this demo-packed webcast.
Science of Cocktails at the Exploratorium is back! Join us for an evening that celebrates the artistry of master mixology shaken with the science behind the craft. Take an in-depth, hands-on look at the physics, chemistry, and biology of cocktails, and engage in an exploration of your favorite libations in ways you've never experienced before.
For tickets go to http://cocktails.exploratorium.edu/.
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January 24th, 2014, Exploratorium at Pier 15 This is not your average art book. Brought to you by the Exploratorium's Tinkering Studio, The Art of Tinkering is an unprecedented celebration of what it means to tinker: to take things apart, explore tools and materials, and build wondrous, wild art that's part science and part technology. Join 150+ makers as they share the stories behind their beautiful and bold work--and learn a few lessons in tinkering yourself.
Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya muses on her ephemeral outdoor creation for the Exploratoriumthe Fog Bridgeexplaining it as both an homage to San Francisco and a conversation with nature itself. Take a good look around: The ho-hum spots you inhabit every day are actually secret laboratories full of fascinating and eye-popping amazementfrom the instant you wake up to the time you nod off at night! Discover these awe-inspiring scientific playgrounds with Exploralabthe hands-on, action-packed activity guide from the world's most beloved and fun-filled laboratory, the Exploratorium, in San Francisco.
Exploralab contains tons of way-cool tools of inquiry to help kids get in on the science fun, including: a magnifier, reflective paper, fabric swatches, an eraseable whiteboard, textured paper, a spinning disc, polarizing filters, colored acetate sheets, and glow-in-the-dark ink! Exploratorium film by Lynn Rosen and Steve Giordano for KVOS-TV, Bellingham, Washington, 1974