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Any Little Patch of Dirt (Video)
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Date: June 8, 2010
Running Time: 00:05:08
Meet Annette Young Smith, who, along with her neighbors, transformed a littered patch of grass and weeds on a median strip in San Francisco into a lush neighborhood garden full of decorative and edible plants. The Bayview district residents created this garden without government support. At first, they watered it ... More »
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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 ...