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Faultline: Seismic Science:  Edible Geology Road Trip (Podcast)
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Join Exploratorium geologist Eric Muller on a tour of world-famous geological features to be found in the national parkland just north of the Golden Gate bridge.

Project: Faultline: Seismic Science at the Epicenter | Browse All

Date: April 3, 2006
Format: Expedition
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: faultline, seismic, earthquake, geology, eric muller, california


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Doctor Atomic:  The Opera Singer and the Physicist (Podcast)
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How do opera singers sing loud enough to be heard over an orchestra? Can an opera singer's voice really break a wine glass? What's the difference between a baritone and a soprano? Discover the answers to these questions—and more!—in this presentation for families. Join physicist and composer Dr. Brian Holmes and San Francisco Opera Center Director Sheri Greenawald to explore how the art and science of singing combine in opera.

Project: Doctor Atomic | Browse All

Date: October 8, 2005
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Everyday Science

Keywords: human vocal chords, science of singing, physics of singing, physics of opera, physiology of vocal sounds, vocal projection, projecting your voice, human vocal folds, opera physicist, science of opera, vocal frequency, vocal resonance, vocal tract, articulation, vocali


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Doctor Atomic:  Science, Music, & Morals Part I (Podcast)
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A discussion about the artistic, scientific, and moral interpretations of J. Robert Oppenheimer and his legacy as the father of the atomic bomb. Composer John Adams and librettist Peter Sellars of the Doctor Atomic opera are joined by Richard Rhodes, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Making of the Atomic Bomb. Kip Cranna, musical administrator at the San Francisco Opera, moderates.

Project: Doctor Atomic | Browse All

Date: September 13, 2005
Format: Interview
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Art, History, Physics

Keywords: j. robert oppenheimer, atomic bomb, manhattan project, san francisco opera, nagasaki, los alamos, opera commentary, nuclear reaction, plutonium, implosion, nuclear fission, leslie groves, edward teller, composing, cold war


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Doctor Atomic:  Science, Music, & Morals Part II (Podcast)
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A discussion about the artistic, scientific, and moral interpretations of J. Robert Oppenheimer and his legacy as the father of the atomic bomb. Composer John Adams and librettist Peter Sellars of the Doctor Atomic opera are joined by Richard Rhodes, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Making of the Atomic Bomb. Kip Cranna, musical administrator at the San Francisco Opera, moderates.

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Date: September 13, 2005
Format: Interview
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Art, History, Physics

Keywords: j. robert oppenheimer, atomic bomb, manhattan project, san francisco opera, nagasaki, los alomos, opera commentary, nuclear reaction, plutonium, implosion, nuclear fission, leslie groves, edward teller, composing, cold war


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TV and Radio Spots:  Radio PSA: Hot Plate (Podcast)
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Part of the Exploratorium's "For the Curious Ones" campaign, this witty public service announcement asks why we press the remote control buttons harder when we know the batteries are virtually dead, and more.

Project: TV and Radio Spots | Browse All

Date: January 1, 2005
Format: Exhibit
Category: Everyday Science
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TV and Radio Spots:  Radio PSA: It Strikes (Podcast)
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A witty look at the Exploratorium and its relationship to curiosity as part of the "For the Curious Ones" campaign.

Project: TV and Radio Spots | Browse All

Date: January 1, 2005
Format: Exhibit
Category: Everyday Science
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TV and Radio Spots:  Radio PSA: Questions (Podcast)
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Date: January 1, 2005
Format: Exhibit
Category: Everyday Science
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TV and Radio Spots:  Radio PSA: Speed of Smell (Podcast)
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Date: January 1, 2005
Format: Exhibit
Category: Everyday Science
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