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Exploratorium History:  Author K.C. Cole and Others on Frank Oppenheimer (Webcast)
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01:36:04
Join A, K. C. Cole, author of Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made Up, in conversation with Exploratorium Director Dr. Dennis Bartels, eminent San Francisco Chronicle science writer David Perlman, Cinema Arts Director Liz Keim, and Exploratorium physicist Thomas Humphrey. A question-and-answer session followed the panel discussion.

Project: History of the Exploratorium | Browse All

Date: December 1, 2009
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Art, Cognitive Science/Psychology, General Science, History, Physics

Keywords: frank oppenheimer, frank, k.c cole, exploratorium, history, museum, panel, creation, founder, philosophy, mission

Links: K. C. Cole's Website

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Speaking of Music Rewind:  Laurie Anderson Part 2 (Podcast)
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01:14:06
Laurie Anderson is a groundbreaking American composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, and performance artist. She is celebrated for her multimedia performances and innovative use of technology in art. In this candid, in-depth interview from December 1984, Anderson talks about her very diverse inspirations, including her relationship to technology, her past lives, television, and handheld versus electronic instruments. She also plays samples of the music and sounds that fuel her process, as well as some of her own work.

Project: Speaking of Music Rewind | Browse All

Date: November 20, 2009
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Art

Keywords: laurie anderson, speaking of music, 40th, experimental music, composing

Links: Laurie Anderson Website

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Fabricated Realities:  Quarterly Cover Augmented Reality (Clip)
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00:00:25
Our 40th anniversary members' magazine has a cool augmented-reality cover that works with your webcam. Try it here.

Project: Fabricated Realities: Virtual Worlds, Mixed and Augmented Reality | Browse All

Date: September 30, 2009
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Art

Keywords: quarterly, cover, augmented reality, 40th


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Exploratorium Audio Salon:  Laura Peticolas: Sonification of the Solar Winds (Podcast)
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00:21:06
Dr. Laura Peticolas is a physicist at UC Berkeley's Space Physics Research group. She studies the Aurora to learn more about the Earth and the workings of our Solar System. She's currently working with NASA's Mars data to understand why the Martian aurora looks the way it does. In this podcast she discusses her research, her inspiration and how and why scientists sonify data.

Project: Exploratorium Audio Salon | Browse All

Date: September 3, 2009
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): physics, astronomy

Keywords: laura peticolas, sonification, mars, physics, solar wind, nasa, auroras, audio salon


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Science Teaching Tips:  Make a Cuica! (Podcast)
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00:05:27
Learn how to build a version of a Brazilian instrument called the cuica, which demonstrates principles of sound. This podcast was created collaboratively in a teacher workshop at the Exploratorium.

Project: Teacher Institute Science Teaching Tips | Browse All

Date: April 8, 2009
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Art, General Science

Keywords: cuica, sound, brazil

Links: This activity is from Math & Science Across Cultures
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ECHO Climate Change Symposium:  Participatory Art Projects, Global Awareness, Local Action (Webcast)
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01:040:1
As part of the ECHO Climate Change Symposium, join artist Xavier Cortada as he discusses some ways that the world is participating in actions around climate change.

Project: ECHO Climate Change Symposium | Browse All

Date: April 7, 2009
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Art, Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: echo, basc, climate change, arctic, panel discussion, xavier cortada, art


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ECHO Climate Change Symposium:  Panel Discussion: Communicating Climate Change to the Non-Scientific Community (Webcast)
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01:01:55
This panel discussion will examine ways to communicate climate change to the non-scientific community. Panelists: Amber Inwood, Leon Geschwind, Kathy Ahgeak, and Robyn Higdon.

Project: ECHO Climate Change Symposium | Browse All

Date: April 7, 2009
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: echo, basc, climate change, panel discussion, leon geschwin, amber inwood


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ECHO Climate Change Symposium:  Panel: Impact on Hawaiian Ecosystems and Populations (Webcast)
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00:41:47
In this panel discussion, the panelists will examine the impacts of climate change on Hawaiian ecosystems and populations. The panelists will include: Phil McGillivary, Leon Geschwind, Amber Inwood, and Ku’ulei Rogers.

Project: ECHO Climate Change Symposium | Browse All

Date: April 7, 2009
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: echo, basc, climate change, hawaii, panel discussion, ecosystems, ku’ulei rogers, phil mcgillivary, leon geschwind, amber inwood


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ECHO Climate Change Symposium:  Panel 1-Impacts of Climate Change, an Overview (Webcast)
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Join the Echo Climate Change Symposium for a panel discussion in which the panelists will share an overview of the impacts of climate change. The panelists will include Glenn Sheehan, Tim Churchill, and Jeff Williams.

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Date: April 6, 2009
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: echo, basc, climate change, arctic, panel discussion, glenn sheehan, tim churchill, jeff williams


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ECHO Climate Change Symposium:  Keynote Address-Charles Wohlforth (Webcast)
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Join the ECHO Climate Change Symposium and sit in on a keynote address from Charles Wohlforth, author of the 'The Whale and the Supercomputer'.

Project: ECHO Climate Change Symposium | Browse All

Date: April 6, 2009
Format: Lecture
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: echo, climate change, impact, charles wohlforth, author,


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