Have you been wondering why we've been seeing sharks in Santa Cruz? Heard about the massive toxic algal bloom off the West Coast? Well it turns out they are related and probably triggered by warm water off the coast.
What do Great White shark sightings near Santa Cruz, a toxic algae bloom from Santa Barbara to Seattle and the collapse of the salmon fishery have in common? They might all trace to a persistent blob of warm water that has been clinging to the west coast since last year.
At After Dark: RGB, be sure to catch these highglights of the Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) Walk, a self-guided tour of exhibits that allows visitors to experience both visible and invisible electromagnetic phenomena.
The Exploratorium’s Global Studios division recently created 16 exhibits for the new UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. Along the way, we learned a lot about what it means to bring hands-on science to a hospital.