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Spectrum is a blog for Exploratorium staff and collaborators to discuss programs and projects, as well as respond to trends in science, art, education, and human perception.
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by Exploratorium Staff • September 21, 2015
Exploratorium biologist Caitlin Johnson takes a look at how much bacteria grows on surfaces near us.
by Exploratorium Staff • September 11, 2015
Join us on the second Tuesday of the month for our food science series, Pairings. In the meantime, enjoy this salty lassi recipe.
by Exploratorium Staff • September 10, 2015
Volunteer extraordinaire and Oppenheimer Circle member Herb Masters has been a regular face at the Exploratorium since 2005.
by Exploratorium Staff • August 31, 2015
A conversation with Chris McKinlay: Hacking OkCupid, the politics of data, and romantic love.
by Exploratorium Staff • August 18, 2015
Josh Gutwill, Director of Visitor Research at the Exploratorium, led a study on the effect a single-visit to the museum can have on emerging adults.
by Exploratorium Staff • August 17, 2015
Join us on the second Tuesday of the month for our food science series, Pairings. In the meantime, enjoy this recipe for Oven-Dried Tomatoes by Chef Loretta Keller.
by Exploratorium Staff • August 7, 2015
This week, we're reading about water striders, a Mars mission simulation, and the scientific legacy of the atomic bomb.
by Exploratorium Staff • August 4, 2015
As part of The Really Big Questions exhibition, visitors are prompted to write their really big questions on a whiteboard, snap a photo, and share it on Instagram with #ReallyBigQuestions.
by Exploratorium Staff • June 15, 2015
When we first met him, Juan Felipe Herrera was the poet laureate of California. The Library of Congress has announced a promotion of sorts: He has been tapped as the next poet laureate of the United States.
by Exploratorium Staff • June 12, 2015
Some recommended online reading gleaned from the screens of Exploratorium staff.
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