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Igniting curiosity and inspiring conversation, Spectrum brings you the latest news and perspectives from across the Exploratorium.
by Mary Roach • May 24, 2017
Box tattoos and bees? Writer Mary Roach spent time with our Welcome to WildCard exhibition team then made some surprising discoveries about cardboard boxes.
by Exploratorium Staff • December 1, 2016
The Exploratorium’s new free Sound Rebound app, which launches today, is a playful and delightful way to use the sensors in your phone to make music.
by Pearl Tesler • September 7, 2016
“What time is it?” Ask this simple question and you’ll get a deliriously un-simple set of answers, courtesy of Timepieces, a new artwork by Katie Paterson on display at the Exploratorium.
by Exploratorium Staff • August 23, 2016
The Exploratorium recently worked with the San Francisco LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired to develop a tactile and Braille-based map of our campus.
by Shannon Eliot • August 22, 2016
While it has been nearly 50 years since the Exploratorium opened its doors to the public, its founding principles are just as important — and perhaps even more so — in 2016.
by Exploratorium Staff • May 20, 2016
Today is the launch of Science Journal, a digital science toolkit that helps kids (and adults!) measure and explore the world around them.
by Kevin Boyd • January 12, 2016
We combed through the year in science to bring you seven stories that didn’t make the top ten lists, but are still worth a look.
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 • 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.
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