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Frogs: Princes of Science — A Scientist's View (Video)
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Date: May 18, 2008
Running Time: 5:49
From fertilization to pregnancy tests, watch and listen as Xenopus researcher Dr. Thierry Brassac shows how these creatures, with their enormous eggs cells and their acts of metamorphosis, have been helping scientists for centuries.
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Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - Webcast: An Artist Looks at Life on an Undersea Volcano (Webcast)
9/18/2014   Time: 7:00 PM PDT
Join us for a live chat with artist Lily Simonson aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus, whic ...
 
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Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - Webcast: The Thrill of Submarine Volcanic Exploration (Webcast)
9/21/2014   Time: 12:30 PM PDT
Join us for a live chat with educators and scientists aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus, wh ...
 
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Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - Webcast: How Is Technology Changing Ocean Research and Exploration? (Webcast)
9/26/2014   Time: 12:30 PM PDT
Join us for a live chat with researchers aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus as they study an ...
 
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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 ...

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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 ...
 
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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 ...
 
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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 ...
 
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Resonance - Interview with Roscoe Mitchell (Video)
12/16/2013   
Join host Sarah Cahill as she interviews innovator, musician, and composer Roscoe Mitchell. P ...
 
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Science at Burning Man - Investigating Alkali (Video)
9/29/2010   
Senior Exploratorium scientist, Paul Doherty, unlocks the mystery behind the corrosive dus ...

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Arts at the Exploratorium - We Make the Treasure by Paul Ramirez Jonas (Video)
9/15/2014   
We Make the Treasure by Paul Ramirez Jonas June 19, 2014–January 2015 Location: Explora ...
 
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Science in the City - The Science of Firefighting: Cisterns (Video)
9/10/2014   
Ever notice a brick-lined circle embedded into a street intersection? Keep an eye out and y ...
 
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Market Days: A Breed Apart (Video)
9/8/2014   
On August 16, 2014 we hosted canine contenders who demonstrated everything from intelligent disob ...
 
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Rosetta Mission - Comet Mapping (Webcast)
8/15/2014   
Join us as Rosetta moves ever closer to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko’s nucleus to map ...
 
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Science in the City - Sutro Tower: From Eyesore to Icon (Video)
8/13/2014   
Looming over San Francisco since 1973, Sutro Tower's antennae transmi ...