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At the Exploratorium, we invite visitors to engage with exhibits about the real world in both physical and virtual spaces. The virtual spaces live in a fabricated reality that often transcends time, space, and cultural barriers.
by Rob Rothfarb • September 20, 2017
Last week, the Exploratorium kicked off a new program series called Field of View: Mapping Emerging Media Technologies, focusing on immersive art and technology experiences.
by Rob Rothfarb • March 12, 2017
Celebrate Pi Day 2017 with exhibits and music on Exploratorium Island sim in Second Life.
by Rob Rothfarb • June 3, 2016
For Everything Matters: Silicon, I created a collectible card image that, when scanned with a mobile device or tablet, triggers an animated 3D augmented-reality view.
by Rob Rothfarb • April 26, 2016
3D technology company Matterport came to the Exploratorium and captured a model of our exhibit development workshop using their space-scanning camera.
by Rob Rothfarb • March 18, 2016
Exploratorium Island and Science Circle sims in Second Life welcomed avatars for a viewing event of the total solar eclipse on March 8, 2016.
by Rob Rothfarb • March 10, 2016
In celebration of Pi Day and all things Pi on March 14, 2016, we're featuring a variety of interactive exhibits about the irrational number in the Pi Pavillion on Exploratorium Island in Second Life.
by Rob Rothfarb • March 3, 2016
We're doing it again--creating a viewing party for our Total Solar Eclipse: Live from Micronesia webcast in Second Life!
by Rob Rothfarb • June 29, 2015
Former NASA astronaut and planetary scientist Tom Jones and Alan Boyle preview Asteroid Day, an occasion that highlights the threats and opportunities posed by near-Earth objects.
by Rob Rothfarb • June 24, 2015
Kelly Hills talks with Dr. Kaberi Kar Gupta, Principal Scientist of the Urban Slender Loris Project.
by Rob Rothfarb • June 10, 2015
Jennifer Ouellette and Dartmouth political scientist/psychologist Brendan Nyhand talk about the science of swaying popular opinion
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