Explore distant realms of musical possibility with Resonance, an evening series at the Exploratorium. Contemporary musicians and sound artists perform new works and discuss their ideas, techniques, and inspirations with radio host and pianist Sarah Cahill. All events are held in our sonically state-of-the-art Kanbar Forum.
Come ooooo and ahhhh at the science behind these big booms! Where do fireworks come from? Who invented them? What causes their beautiful colors, and how do the bursting shells create such different patterns? Join us for some real illumination, and learn the difference between a jerb and a lance.
We tend to think of “home” as the building in which we live, or the town or city where we reside. Voyage to the edge of the known universe, and gain some perspective on the tiny planet we call home. See some of the amazing ways the universe is structured, and learn how it’s evolved.