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Exhibit Services:  Chaotic Pendulum (Clip)
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00:00:15
The Chaotic Pendulum exhibit contains a deceptively simple set of pendulums in a steel and Plexiglas case. The visitor twists a protruding knob, expecting the resulting motion to be fairly predictable. But the device's motion is chaotic, extremely complicated and long-lived.

Project: Exploratorium Exhibit Services | Browse All

Date: January 10, 2008
Format: Exhibit
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science, Physics

Keywords: pendulum, chaos, motion


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Ice Stories:  Shedding Light on Dark Energy (Clip)
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00:03:24
What is dark energy? Cosmologist Rocky Kolb explains how the South Pole Telescope will help us understand the properties and nature of this mysterious force.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 7, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, Physics

Keywords: dark energy, astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, universe, space, time, expanding, south pole telescope, galaxy clusters, gravity


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California State Yo-Yo Championships:  The Science of the Yo-Yo (Webcast)
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00:37:16
The Exploratorium's Ron Hipschman shows how a double disk with a string attached is a great way to study the physics of motion. Then Captain Yo and Doc Popular astound with amazing yo-yo tricks.

Project: California State Yo-Yo Championships at the Exploratorium | Browse All

Date: September 8, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: yo-yo, spinning, discs, motion, physics, string, tricks, yoyo

Links: 2007 California State Yo-Yo Championships

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Iron Science Teacher:  Wire (Webcast)
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00:53:52
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: wire!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: August 10, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Candles (Webcast)
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00:39:56
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: candles.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: August 3, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Paint (Webcast)
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00:40:59
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: paint.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: July 20, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Sugar (Webcast)
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00:54:10
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: sugar.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: July 13, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Baseball Equipment (Webcast)
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01:01:45
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: baseball equipment.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: July 6, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Plastic Water Bottles (Webcast)
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00:47:04
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: plastic water bottles.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: June 29, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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SmallTalk:  Nanotechnology’s Role in Making Cheap Solar Power (Podcast)
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00:26:04
Want to get off the grid but think it’s just too expensive? UCB's Dr. Jeff Grossman explains how nanotechnology may be used to make solar panels cheaper. We’ll also hear from philosopher Patrick Lin of the Nanoethics Group about ethical dilemmas that crop up when we try to improve our lives through nanotechnology.

Project: NISE: SmallTalk | Browse All

Date: April 16, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Physics, Chemistry

Keywords: nano, nanotechnology, physics, chemistry, solar, energy, ethics, nanoethics, philosophy, patrick lin, jeff grossman

Links: Dr. Jeff Grossman: Computational Nanoscience Group
The Nanoethics Group

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