Exploratorium home Exploratorium home Explo.tv
Browse programs by:
Search 
[Watch Video] Get the Flash Player to see this program.
Date: August 1, 2008
Running Time: 01:13:00
On August 1, 2008, a total solar eclipse occurred as the new moon moved directly between the sun and the earth. The moon's umbral shadow fell on parts of Canada, Greenland, the Arctic Ocean, Russia, Mongolia, and China. The Exploratorium's eclipse expedition team (our fifth!) Webcast the eclipse live from the remote ... More »
Browse hundreds of webcasts, video clips, podcasts, and slideshows from the Exploratorium's collection of original programming, from remote scientific expeditions to fun hands-on activities.

Upcoming

00:03:44
Science in the City - Restoring the Salt Ponds (Video)
10/8/2014   
The South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project is the largest tidal wetland restoration project on ...
 
00:30:00
Rosetta Mission - Preparing for Landing (Webcast)
11/6/2014   Time: 7:30 PM PST
The race to find Philae's landing site could only begin once Rosetta arrived at comet, 67P/Churyumo ...
 
00:30:00
Rosetta Mission - Philae has Landed! (Webcast)
11/13/2014   Time: 7:30 PM PST
Join us for a live webcast with senior scientist Paul Doherty to discuss breaking news about the R ...

Featured

00:15:45
Science in the City - Sending Humans to Mars (Video)
7/8/2014   
What would it take for humans to travel to and live on Mars—and who is daring eno ...
 
00:30:00
Rosetta Mission - Comet Approach Maneuvers (Webcast)
5/21/2014   
The most difficult phase of the Rosetta mission is the final rendezvous with the fast-moving ...
 
01:00:26
The Joshua Light Show and Moon Duo (Part 1 of 2) (Video)
4/29/2014   
Experience the legendary Joshua Light Show, whose light shows swirled behind sixties mus ...
 
00:31:00
Resonance - Interview with Roscoe Mitchell (Video)
12/16/2013   
Join host Sarah Cahill as she interviews innovator, musician, and composer Roscoe Mitchell. P ...
 
00:03:52
Science at Burning Man - Investigating Alkali (Video)
9/29/2010   
Senior Exploratorium scientist, Paul Doherty, unlocks the mystery behind the corrosive dus ...

New

00:30:00
Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - Webcast: How Is Technology Changing Ocean Research and Exploration? (Video)
9/29/2014   
Join us for a live chat with researchers aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus as they study an ...
 
00:02:43
Resonance - Resonance (Video)
9/26/2014   
Explore distant realms of musical possibility with Resonance, an evening new music series at the ...
 
00:23:52
Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - Webcast: The Thrill of Submarine Volcanic Exploration (Webcast)
9/21/2014   
Join us for a live chat with educators and scientists aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautil ...
 
00:20:00
Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - Webcast: An Artist Looks at Life on an Undersea Volcano (Video)
9/19/2014   
Join us for a live chat with artist Lily Simonson aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus, which ...
 
00:02:00
After Dark - Clapping Culture and Mouth Music with Michael Bradke (Video)
9/18/2014   
Watch as guests of Exploratorium After Dark collaborate in a hands-on, ears-on exploration of mus ...