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AAAS Dispatches:  Stump the Scientist: String Squirter Exhibit (Webcast)
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0:29:37
In these archived webcasts from inside the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) exhibition hall, watch as Exploratorium senior scientist Tom Humphrey challenges some of the top scientists in the world to explain the phenomena behind selected exhibits from the museum floor. In this webcast: the String Squirter exhibit as explained by physicist and Nobel laureate Leon Lederman

Project: AAAS Annual Meeting Dispatches, San Francisco | Browse All

Date: February 16, 2001
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: scientific process, scientific method, hypothesis, experimental studies, complexity, string squirter exhibit, angular momentum, conservation of motion, wave propagation, non-linear behavior, oscillation, potential energy, damping,


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Science of Gardening:  Intro to McMurdo Station, Antarctica (Clip)
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00:01:19
McMurdo Station is the American staging area for Antarctic research. At the edge of Ross Island, off the coast of the continent, a small town of workers feed, house, prepare, supply, fuel, transport, and protect those who conduct field research throughout Antarctica and the surrounding waters. The community numbers 1,000 in the summer and 200 in the winter. And the community has a garden. In these conditions

Project: Accidental Scientist: Science of Gardening | Browse All

Date: January 8, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology, Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: garden, hydroponic, mcmurdo, antarctica, weather, extreme


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Origins: CERN:  The Quest for the Higgs Boson (Webcast)
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0:55:19
What does it mean to find the Higgs Boson at CERN? Hear how this elusive particle could change our understanding of physics.

Project: Origins: CERN | Browse All

Date: November 19, 2000
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: particle accelerator, european consortium for nuclear research, subatomic particles, neutrons, quarks, live@cern, particle physics, positrons, anti-electrons, high energy physics, antiparticles, antihydrogen, particle production, particle evidence, particle collisions,


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Origins: CERN:  Antimatter: The Cool Tour (Webcast)
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0:58:28
The Exploratorium's Senior Scientist Tom Humphrey takes you around the Antiproton Decelerator, from beam pipes to antihydrogen traps.

Project: Origins: CERN | Browse All

Date: November 18, 2000
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: cern, antimatter, particle physics, antiproton decelerator, tom humphrey


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Origins: CERN:  The Antimatter Factory (Webcast)
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1:09:59
Follow CERN's Mission Impossible team as they race against the clock to collect all they need to bring antihydrogen back to CERN's webcast headquarters.

Project: Origins: CERN | Browse All

Date: November 18, 2000
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: particle accelerator, european consortium for nuclear research, subatomic particles, neutrons, quarks, live@cern, particle physics, positrons, anti-electrons, high energy physics, antiparticles, antihydrogen, particle production, particle evidence, particle collisions,


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Origins: CERN:  Exotic Atoms and Antihydrogen: Three Cool Experiments in the AD, Part I (Webcast)
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0:41:28
Scientists at CERN in Switzerland explain to the Exploratorium's San Francisco audience why preparing for antimatter experiments is like arranging a marriage.

Project: Origins: CERN | Browse All

Date: November 12, 2000
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: particle accelerator, european consortium for nuclear research, subatomic particles, neutrons, quarks, live@cern, particle physics, positrons, anti-electrons, high energy physics, antiparticles, antihydrogen, particle production, particle evidence, particle collisions,


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Origins: CERN:  Exotic Atoms and Antihydrogen:Three Cool Experiments in the AD, Part II (Webcast)
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0:43:07
Making antihydrogen is no easy matter. Researchers at CERN show the Exploratorium's Melissa Alexander and Tom Humphrey where positrons live and how they keep them as cold as deep space.

Project: Origins: CERN | Browse All

Date: November 12, 2000
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: particle accelerator, european consortium for nuclear research, subatomic particles, neutrons, quarks, live@cern, particle physics, positrons, anti-electrons, high energy physics, antiparticles, antihydrogen, particle production, particle evidence, particle collisions,


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Origins: CERN:  The Heart of the Matter: A Look Inside CERN (Webcast)
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0:29:09
What is antimatter and why are scientists studying it? How is the world's largest particle accelerator constructed? The Exploratorium's Rob Semper talks about how science is done at CERN and answers questions about antimatter from the Exploratorium's Webcast audience.

Project: Origins: CERN | Browse All

Date: November 11, 2000
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: particle accelerator, european consortium for nuclear research, subatomic particles, neutrons, quarks, live@cern, particle physics, positrons, anti-electrons, high energy physics, antiparticles, antihydrogen, particle production, particle evidence, particle collisions,


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Origins: CERN:  Inside the AD: CERN's Antiproton Decelerator (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:29:52
A behind-the-scenes look at how the world's only antimatter factory works, complete with live footage from CERN and a virtual reality tour of the antimatter decelerator. In this Webcast, Rob Semper and Ron Hipschman talk with Melissa Alexander and Thomas Humphrey, who join them virtually from Switzerland.

Project: Origins: CERN | Browse All

Date: November 11, 2000
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: particle accelerator, european consortium for nuclear research, subatomic particles, neutrons, quarks, live@cern, particle physics, positrons, anti-electrons, high energy physics, antiparticles, antihydrogen, particle production, particle evidence, particle collisions,


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Revealing Bodies:  Beneath the Mummy's Shroud (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:03:23
On May 13, 2000, we peeked under the wrappings of an Egyptian mummy from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. A live video link connected us to the imaging center at UC San Francisco. Radiologist Dr. Henry Goldberg and Fine Arts museum conservator Lesley Bone guided us through the CT scan and helped to interpret the findings.

Project: Revealing Bodies | Browse All

Date: May 13, 2000
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): History, Medicine

Keywords: revealing, bodies, eygptian mummy, ct scan, imaging, technology, body imaging technology, mummy, egypt, ct scan, ucsf


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