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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 Paul Doherty • March 3, 2012
Join us for a mixed-reality webcast as we stream live images of the rarest eclipse, the transit of Venus across the face of the sun into Second Life.
Learn about eclipses on Exploratorium Island in Second Life as the sun disappears during this real-world Sun-Moon-Earth alignment.
by Paul Doherty • March 2, 2012
The Exploratorium will have a Pi Day dance party in our new Pi-arama Space dome.
by Rob Rothfarb • March 2, 2012
Join us for Yuri’s Night at the International Spaceflight Museum in Second Life, a global celebration of humanity’s past, present, and future in space.
by Paul Doherty • March 1, 2012
Sir Isaac Newton gets ready for Pi Day in Second life and takes you on a tour of some of the exhibits on Exploratorium Island and Sploland.
by Paul Doherty • February 10, 2012
Celebrate Pi Day at our Pi Pavillion exhibit, a circular dance venue decorated with galaxies shaped like pies.
by Rob Rothfarb • November 20, 2011
Experience a scale model of a Martian asteroid impact.
by Rob Rothfarb • February 15, 2011
Take a peek at a set of mobile augmented reality installations that were exhibited at an early After Dark program.
by Rob Rothfarb • February 11, 2011
Visitors experienced the sights and smells of "Meta Cookie', an augmented reality installation at After Dark: Get Surreal.
by Paul Doherty • January 20, 2011
Patio Plasma will be a guest of the weekly non-profit commons meeting to tell the story of the Exploratorium in Second Life.
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