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Dr. Laura Peticolas is a physicist at UC Berkeley's Space Physics Research group. She studies the Aurora to learn more about the Earth and the workings of our Solar System. She's currently working with NASA's Mars data to understand why the Martian aurora looks the way it does. In this podcast she discusses her research, her inspiration and how and why scientists sonify data. Learn how to build a version of a Brazilian instrument called the cuica, which demonstrates principles of sound. This podcast was created collaboratively in a teacher workshop at the Exploratorium.
In this panel discussion, the panelists will examine the impacts of climate change on Hawaiian ecosystems and populations. The panelists will include:
Phil McGillivary, Leon Geschwind, Amber Inwood, and Ku’ulei Rogers. As part of the ECHO Climate Change Symposium, join artist Xavier Cortada as he discusses some ways that the world is participating in actions around climate change. This panel discussion will examine ways to communicate climate change to the non-scientific community. Panelists: Amber Inwood, Leon Geschwind, Kathy Ahgeak, and Robyn Higdon. Join the ECHO Climate Change Symposium and sit in on a keynote address from Charles Wohlforth, author of the 'The Whale and the Supercomputer'. Join the ECHO Climate Change Symposium as it examines the impacts of climate change across America. The panelists in this discussion will include: Ku’ulei Rogers, Tim Churchill, David Welty, and Jeff Williams. Join the Echo Climate Change Symposium for a panel discussion in which the panelists will share an overview of the impacts of climate change. The panelists will include Glenn Sheehan, Tim Churchill, and Jeff Williams. TI postdoctoral fellow Julie Yu explains what a stem cell is and why they’re important. Celebrate Pi Day— an international holiday born at San Francisco’s Exploratorium. Join us for a live webcast where we examine the nature of everyone's favorite mathmatical constant, 3.1415926535…ad infinitum!