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After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Alexa Meade (Clip)
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00:02:00
Watch celebrated artist Alexa Meade transform a live model into a seemingly two-dimensional tableau. Reversing the tradition of trompe loeil, the Renaissance painting technique in which objects appear real, Alexa Meade painstakingly applies acrylic paint onto actual people and objects, creating illusions of seamless, two-dimensional portraits. Unified by bold brushwork reminiscent of mid-20th-century painting styles, her subjects appear flattened, as if painted on canvas, even when viewed from different angles. Meades work invites a deep exploration into the nature of perception, the role of photography in viewing ephemeral artworks, and the sudden intimacy of portraiture.

Project: After Dark | Browse All

Date: October 21, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art

Keywords: alexa meade, exploratorium, after dark, illusions, art, painting


Science in the City:  Restoring Sight (Clip)
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00:06:25
Millions of people around the world struggle to live with corneal blindnessthe loss of sight caused by damage to the surface of the eye. It's a treatable condition with a clear solution: a corneal transplant. This Science in the City episode will highlight the work SightLife is doing to help end corneal blindness by making transplants possible. The video will cover the whole process from corneal recovery from a donor to corneal transplant surgery.

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Date: October 13, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

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Resonance:  Kronos Quartet: Performance (Clip)
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00:09:25
Watch selects from the Kronos Quartet's April 9, 2015 performance at the Exploratorium as part of the Resonance series. Works excerpted are: "Good Medicine" from Salome Dances for Peace, written for Kronos by Terry Riley, "Death to Kosmische," written for Kronos by Nicole Lize, and "Tr o Pood (Warp and Weft)" I. Tarh II. Bft III. Pardkht written for Kronos by Sahba Aminikia, with a video by Vafa Khatami.

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Date: October 9, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art

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Resonance:  Kronos Quartet: Interview (Clip)
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00:28:00
Join Resonance host, Sarah Cahill, for an interview with the members of Kronos Quartet, as well as composer, Sahba Aminikia.

Project: Resonance | Browse All

Date: October 6, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art

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Solar Eclipse:   Lunar Eclipse September 27, 2015 (Clip)
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00:01:45
Whether you want to call it a Blood Moon, Harvest Moon or a Supermoon ...the rare total Lunar Eclipse happening on September 27th hasn't happened in 32 years, and won't happen again for another 18 years. If you are on the west coast the eclipse will begin at 7:11 p.m. PDT Sunday evening and will last one hour and 12 minutes.

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

Date: September 25, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: eclipse, blood moon, harvest moon, space, moon, solar system


Solar Eclipse:  2015 Eclipse Lunar | 27 de Septiembre | En Espaol (Clip)
Running Time:
00:02:30
No importa como la llames: luna de sangre, luna de cosecha, o super luna, este domingo 27 de septiembre tendrs chance de ver a nuestra bella luna como nunca! Se trata de un eclipse lunar excepcional, que no ha sucedido desde hace 32 aos, y no volvera a suceder por 18 aos mas! La luz roja que ilumina la Luna durante un eclipse es luz del Sol que emana de todos los atardeceres y amaneceres en la Tierra durante ese isntante! No te pierdas el Da de la ingeniera en el Exploratorium y ver el espectacular eclipse lunar!

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

Date: September 25, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: full moon, blood moon, luna, sol, spanish, eclipse


Miscellaneous:  FACTS: French Ameri-Can Climate Talks (Webcast)
Running Time:
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.

Project: Miscellaneous | Browse All

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.

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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)
Running Time:
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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