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What are we thinking about? Who have we met recently? Who or what is inspiring us? Browse these blogs, written by Exploratorium staff and find out what’s happening behind the scenes at the museum.
by Hugh McDonald • August 14, 2015
hitchBOT is an intriguing mashup of technology and social psychology. What determines how we react to someone (or something) in need?
by Jackie Clay • August 13, 2015
What is romantic love? Our new exhibition The Really Big Questions explores that question.
by Adam Green • August 12, 2015
We've made a lot of progress on the Buchanan Mall catalyst project, including unveiling the full scale prototype to the community. Next stop: full fabrication!
by Ryoko • August 10, 2015
by Ryan • August 7, 2015
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.
by luigi • August 6, 2015
by Exploratorium Staff • August 4, 2015
As part of The Really Big Questions exhibition, visitors are prompted to write their really big questions on a whiteboard, snap a photo, and share it on Instagram with #ReallyBigQuestions.
by Mike • August 3, 2015
by Ryoko • July 30, 2015
by Ryan • July 28, 2015
by Jackie Clay • July 27, 2015
Artist Alexa Meade paints live three-dimensional subjects and renders them -- for a moment or through the camera’s lens -- as two-dimensional expressionist works.
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