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The sun holds an honored place in the lives of Southwestern Native Americans. Hear insights into the importance of the sun from Dr. Shelly Valdez, educator at Laguna Pueblo; Dr. Isabel Hawkins, solar researcher at UC Berkeley; and Andrew Garcia Sr., coordinator of Tewa dancers. Time-lapse footage of light moving across a pictograph at Wijiji 931. Watch as the square of light moves across the wall and niches at Rinconada.
See the movement of shadow on the North/South wall. Paul Doherty and Ron Hipschman discuss some of Saturn's interesting history. Dr. Paul Doherty and Dr. Eric Weygren discuss the most intriguing moon in the Solar System, Titan. Titan is veiled in a mysterious, dense, foggy atmosphere. Join Exploratorium scientist Dr. Paul Doherty and Dr. Eric Wegryn as they discuss the rings of Saturn and show new images from Cassini. Look at new images from the moon Phoebe with Exploratorium scientist Dr. Paul Doherty and Dr. Eric Wegryn of Cassini’s VIMS project. A series of sometimes fiery demonstrations shows what the pressure and composition of Venus’s atmosphere are like. This program was presented in conjunction with the Exploratorium’s webcast of the 2004 transit of Venus. Astronomers in many parts of the world watched as Venus moved across the disk of the Sun, one of the rarest planetary alignments. The Exploratorium webcast this historic event from Greece.