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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 - August 27, 2016: Farallone Islands (Webcast)
8/27/2016   Time: 1:30 PM PDT
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Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen (Video)
7/25/2016   
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Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - A Conversation with Lena Herzog (Video)
6/14/2016   
“There is nothing conceited about strandbeests, even though they are sophisticated and mu ...
 
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After Dark - Extended Cinemas 2016 (Video)
4/21/2016   
The warm glow of the projected image invites us to in-between worlds. During this cinemat ...
 
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Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Neon: Ed Kirshner (Video)
4/15/2016   
Neon is normally odorless and colorless, reacting with no one, not even itself. Abundant in ...
 
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Resonance - Guillermo Galindo: Performance (Video)
3/30/2016   
Guillermo Galindo’s artistic work sweeps across musical boundaries, flowing from sympho ...

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Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - August 26, 2016: Coral (Webcast)
8/26/2016   
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Arts at the Exploratorium - Buckyball - Leo Villareal, 2016 (Video)
8/26/2016   
Experience Buckyball, a towering 25-foot illuminated sculpture that features two nested, geodesic ...
 
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Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - August 23, 2016: USS Independence (Video)
8/24/2016   
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Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen (Video)
7/25/2016   
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Iron Science Teacher - Summer 2016: Plastic Bottles (Webcast)
7/12/2016   
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off, where teachers compete before a live we ...