Is growth always good? The biggest threat to our existence on planet Earth isn’t asteroids—it’s us. Why can’t our population continue to grow? Learn about the exponential function and the conclusions we can draw from it.
6:00–10:00 p.m. • Galleries and bars open 6:15–10:00 p.m. • Tactile Dome
Listen, peer, touch, and interact as Exploratorium Cinema Arts takes over museum spaces to provide experiences—both on and off the screen—created by artists and filmmakers from the Bay Area and beyond.
Join us for a family-friendly trek through a delightful, but often forgotten, facet of cinema history. Cassie Blake, an Academy film archivist, will present a one-of-a-kind trailer show curated from the world’s largest known collection of coming attractions on film.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 • 4:00–8:00 p.m. Live Broadcast 5:00–6:00 p.m.
Gather to watch our live broadcast of the total solar eclipse in Micronesia. Follow along via stunning real-time imagery as our telescopes track the event. Learn about eclipses and current NASA missions studying the sun. Admission is free after 5:00 p.m.
6:00–10:00 p.m. • Galleries and bars open 7:00 p.m. • In the Balance: Bringing Science to Justice 8:00 p.m. • Everything Matters: Magnesium 6:15–10:00 p.m. • Tactile Dome
Learn how science is used—and misused—in legal decision-making with host David Faigman. Hear compelling discussions with special guests, and share your own insights on topics such as forensics, neuroscience, and climate change.