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After Dark
Fire and Ice: Pyrograph in Slow Motion (Video)
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Date: December 3, 2009
Running Time: 00:00:52
Slow motion footage of Pyrograph, a work by Earl "Dodger" Stirling that has been described as a cross between Dante's Inferno and the Foucault Pendulum. Like a fiery version of the Exploratorium's classic Drawing Board exhibit, Pyrograph swings a pendulum across a sandy, flaming cauldron and traces out oscillating patterns ... More »
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Iron Science Teacher - June 24, 2016 (Webcast)
6/24/2016   Time: 12:00 PM PDT
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Iron Science Teacher - July 1, 2016 (Webcast)
7/1/2016   Time: 12:00 PM PDT
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Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - Artist Theo Jansen Prepares Strandbeests at the Exploratorium (Video)
5/20/2016   
Experience Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen at the Exploratorium from May 27 ...
 
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After Dark - Extended Cinemas 2016 (Video)
4/21/2016   
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Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Neon: Ed Kirshner (Video)
4/15/2016   
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Resonance - Guillermo Galindo: Performance (Video)
3/30/2016   
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Solar Eclipse: Stories from the Path of Totality - 2016 Total Solar Eclipse: Live from Micronesia (Webcast)
3/8/2016   
In March 2016, the Exploratorium webcast team traveled to the coral island of Woleai, in Microne ...

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In the Balance: Bringing Science to Justice with David Faigman - In the Balance: Bringing Science to Justice with David Faigman (Podcast)
5/24/2016   
The fields of science and the law pervade modern society, and yet largely exist in separate sphe ...
 
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Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen - Artist Theo Jansen Prepares Strandbeests at the Exploratorium (Video)
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Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Aluminum: Ron Hipschman (Video)
5/3/2016   
Versatile aluminum, once worth nearly twice its weight in gold, has since become the quintesse ...
 
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Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Aluminum: Mara Holt Skov (Video)
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Versatile aluminum, once worth nearly twice its weight in gold, has since become the quintessen ...
 
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4/22/2016   
Take a peak at Duendes performing at our annual Spring Gala event in the Kanbar Forum! More than ...