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00:05:06
See the highlights of totality from the total solar eclipse of March 8/9 2016! The Exploratorium and NASA went to Woleai, a tiny atoll in the Federated States of Micronesia, where we broadcast the eclipse live. Totality began at 11:38 a.m. on March 9 in Woleai, Micronesia, which was 5:38 p.m. on March 8 in San Francisco.

00:01:45
This hands-on science video explains Einstein���s light-bending concept using nothing more than a wine glass and an LED light representing a star.

00:00:42
Learn how to cast images of the sun using nothing more than a piece of paper and your hands!

00:00:45
On March 8, 2016, 5pm PST the Exploratorium will present a live webcast of the total solar eclipse in Micronesia. Join us here online or in person at the Exploratorium.

00:03:23
Join the Exploratorium's very own Ken Finn as he demonstrates fun activities, mixing up science with items found around the house.

00:02:12
Join the Exploratorium's very own Ken Finn as he demonstrates fun activities, mixing up science with items found around the house.

00:06:46
With a roll of thin plastic diffraction grating and some "stolen" sunlight, artist and exhibit developer Pete Stephens transformed the interior of the Palace of Fine Arts into a dazzling riot of spectral color. As he works to recreate the effect at the new Exploratorium at Pier 15, Stephens recounts the challenges���and the inspiration���of this expansive experiment in light.

16:54:00
Exploratorium composer Wayne Grim used the video of the transit to create a sound composition in real time. As the video signal was received by Wayne's computer, a program he wrote converted the signal into a unique aural experience. http://www.waynegrim.com

00:02:00
Watch the beginning of Venus���s transit across the disk of the sun, one of the rarest astronomical events.

00:02:00
Watch the conclusion of Venus���s 6.5-hour journey across the disk of the sun, one of the rarest astronomical events.