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Miscellaneous:  FACTS: French Ameri-Can Climate Talks (Webcast)
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03:30:00
Join us for an intriguing evening of discussion about climate change and technology. The French-American Climate Talks (FACTS) is a conference series organized by the Embassy of France in the United States, and the Exploratorium is proud to host the San Francisco chapter. Don't miss this opportunity to see renowned scientists, prominent industry figures, and top entrepreneurs gather.

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Date: September 18, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, Geology/Earth Science, General Science

Keywords: climate change, technology, france, facts, renewable energy, carbon emissions, greenhouse gas


Science in the City:  Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System (Clip)
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00:14:00
The drinking water provided for San Francisco and many nearby communities is among the purest in the world. Located high in the Sierras, more than 200 miles away, Hetch Hetchy reservoir holds most of this water which is fed by springtime snowmelt via the Tuolumne River. The system for delivering that water is almost entirely gravity fed, requiring almost no fossil fuel consumption to move water from the mountains to the tap. Take an exclusive tour with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) as they lead us through this unique system and address the current drought and how to conserve water.

Project: Science in the City | Browse All

Date: September 9, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: exploratorium, san francisco, water, hetch hetchy, sfpuc, public, utilities, commission, system, sierra mountains, yosemite


After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Brad Barton: $20 (Clip)
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00:06:45
Brad Barton mesmerized and delighted audiences at this August's After Dark: Illusions. He presented his new show, Subliminal, which combines magic, mind reading, and humor to showcase the powers of suggestion, influence, and persuasion.

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Date: September 4, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
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After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Brad Barton: Dream Job (Clip)
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00:04:48
Brad Barton mesmerized and delighted audiences at this August's After Dark: Illusions. He presented his new show, Subliminal, which combines magic, mind reading, and humor to showcase the powers of suggestion, influence, and persuasion.

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Date: September 4, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Science
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After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Brad Barton: Keys (Clip)
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00:05:43
Brad Barton mesmerized and delighted audiences at this August's After Dark: Illusions. He presented his new show, Subliminal, which combines magic, mind reading, and humor to showcase the powers of suggestion, influence, and persuasion.

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Date: September 4, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
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After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Brad Barton: Mind Reading (Clip)
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00:04:17
Brad Barton mesmerized and delighted audiences at this August's After Dark: Illusions. He presented his new show, Subliminal, which combines magic, mind reading, and humor to showcase the powers of suggestion, influence, and persuasion.

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Date: September 4, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
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After Dark:  Extended Cinemas 2015 (Clip)
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00:02:41
Immerse yourself in visual storytelling that extends the possibilities of cinema. See aspects of film rarely displayed: unusual film formats with Dino Everett and an insider view into projectionists techniques with Paul Clipson. Enter worlds created by Elise Baldwininvestigating collective memoryand by Wet Gate, a 16mm projectorplaying ensemble. Experience Thad Povey and Mark Taylors multiturntable record player, the realization of their near-identical dreams, and Tooths multiprojector dreamscape installation. Play with the Eunoics Light Club as they summon seemingly living forms using lenses, filters, and mirrors. Debate the merits of short films with Brian Darr and make your own cinematic toys and sound effects. Finally, make your exploration of film not just figurative but literal by seekingand findingfour films shown in the museums out-of-the-way corners.

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Date: August 27, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

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Solar Eclipse:  1998 Live from Aruba (Clip)
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00:06:30
On February 26, 1998, a total solar eclipse darkened skies in a swath stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic, across the Caribbean. From the island of Aruba, an Exploratorium team presented a live Webcast of this celestial event. At the time, Webcasting technology was in its infancy, and this first live Webcast ever of a solar eclipse broke existing records for the number of viewers. Watch the archived Webcast here, or just click on the images below for still photos of eclipse highlights.

Project: Solar Eclipse: Stories from the Path of Totality | Browse All

Date: August 26, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: solar eclipse, webcasting, aruba, remote, satellite, early internet, exploratorium, live, outreach


Science in the City:  Whales Washed Ashore on Northern California Beaches (Clip)
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00:05:00
A dozen whales, different species and ages, have washed up recently on nearly 300 miles of Northern California coastline. While this is not a record, it's still alarming. Why is it happening? Bay Area scientists are considering factors such as environmental changes, food distribution, shipping, ocean currents, and predator behavior. Meet staff from the California Academy of Sciences, Mission Science Workshop, and the Exploratorium, and explore evidence leading to and hypotheses about these tragic events.

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Date: August 11, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology

Keywords: whales, marine biology, sperm whale, california academy of sciences


Miscellaneous:  Kocaeli Science Center (Clip)
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00:08:23
Exploratorium Global Studios worked with TBITAK, the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, to plan, design, and support implementation of the Kocaeli Science Center (KSC) located in the historically significant SEKA Factory site, approximately 100 km southeast of Istanbul. In addition to completing the master plan for this new science center, Global Studios provided architectural review, detailed environmental and exhibit design, and fabrication oversight. The completed design package included 200 exhibits in 3 main galleries and an outdoor area. Global Studios also provided a series of professional training and program development workshops for KSC staff in Turkey and on the Exploratorium campus in San Francisco.

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Date: August 5, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

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