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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 • January 2, 2011
On December 31, 2010 the exhibit “Lift” was installed on Exploratorium sim in Second Life.
by Paul Doherty • December 24, 2010
On December 20/21 2010 there was a total lunar eclipse on the solstice. The Exploratorium covered this event on its island in Second Life.
by Rob Rothfarb • December 21, 2010
A total lunar eclipse occurred on Dec 20/21 2010.
by Rob Rothfarb • May 3, 2010
by Rob Rothfarb • March 14, 2010
The Exploratorium celebrates the 20th anniversary of Pi Day in Second Life.
by Rob Rothfarb • October 9, 2009
Is water ice present or absent in a crater near the moon’s south pole? NASA’s Lunar CRater Observing and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) mission sought a definitive answer.
by Rob Rothfarb • January 22, 2009
A screening of a machinima--a film made entirely in a virtual world, shown both in the real world and in Second Life.
by Rob Rothfarb • August 8, 2008
Learn more about eclipses through exhibits in Second Life that show the sun-earth-moon system to scale.
by Rob Rothfarb • November 30, 2007
The Exploratorium hosts the transit of Mercury live in Second Life.
by Rob Rothfarb • March 30, 2006
The Exploratorium hosts the total solar eclipse live in Second Life.
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