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Scientists at CERN in Switzerland explain to the Exploratorium's San Francisco audience why preparing for antimatter experiments is like arranging a marriage. Making antihydrogen is no easy matter. Researchers at CERN show the Exploratorium's Melissa Alexander and Tom Humphrey where positrons live and how they keep them as cold as deep space. What is antimatter and why are scientists studying it? How is the world's largest particle accelerator constructed? The Exploratorium's Rob Semper talks about how science is done at CERN and answers questions about antimatter from the Exploratorium's Webcast audience. This informative programming includes dispatches from the Young Women's Health Conference, a Webcast on breast cancer, and teen perspectives on pregnancy and gay issues. Peer inside the thinking brain, using state-of-the-art functional magnetic resonance imaging. Scientists Gary Glover and John Desmond of the Richard M. Lucas Center for Imaging at Stanford University conduct cognitive tests on an Exploratorium staffer. Imaging tools display the active areas of the brain in real time. This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio variety show links up with the Exploratorium's Revealing Bodies exhibition and series of webcasts. In this webcast, author Betty Ann Kevles discusses her book "Naked to the Bone: Medical Imaging in the Twentieth Century," performance artist Scott Serrano portrays Wilson Quain, a nineteenth-century "self-dissecting" anatomist, +4db (an a capella jazz group) sings, naturalist Claire Peaslee speaks, and house pianist Gini Wilson performs. Shortstop Dottie Stolze talks about the movie "A League of Their Own" and how it compares with her actual experiences playing in the All-American Girls Baseball League (AAGBL). Rickey Henderson talks about how different weather conditions can affect hitting. Shortstop Dottie Stolze talks about her first game in the All-American Girls Baseball League (AAGBL) Bat technology expert George Manning talks about the evolution of the bat.