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Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya muses on her ephemeral outdoor creation for the Exploratorium—the Fog Bridge—explaining it as both an homage to San Francisco and a conversation with nature itself. This After Dark event featured a special installation of the Cubatron by Bay Area artist and engineer Mark Lottor. A visually stunning favorite of music and art festival audiences, the Cubatron is a 3–D light sculpture made from 8–x–8-foot modular cubes, each containing 1,000 individually programmable RGB LEDs. Viewed from any direction—even underneath—the Cubatron’s thousands of programmed pixels paint exquisite arrays of color that cascade in spectacularly dynamic patterns. 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! 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. Tee off with this week’s “secret” ingredient-golf balls! Join the Exploratorium's Dr. Paul Doherty as he visits a "sculpture to observe the stars" in northern New Mexico, where the Sangre de Cristo Mountains meet the eastern plains. There artist Charles Ross is creating an art installation that is also a star observatory. This major earthwork has two main elements: the Star Tunnel, which allows you to walk through the entire history of the earth's changing alignment to our North Star, Polaris; and the Solar Pyramid, where one can visually experience an hour of the earth's rotation. Ever see a burning udder? Or a cement block crush a fax machine? Mechanical artistry takes new forms of whimsy as noted MIT sculptor/inventor Arthur Ganson creates tense moments of anticipation in Chain Reaction. The Science Summer 2000 workshop explored the science of disco mirror balls, tie dye, lasers, and other things that made the 1970s so happening and far-out.