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Does the sand all pile up in the same way?
Where: This exhibit is not currently on view.
Fluttering waves whirl around the edge, creating patterns of evenly spaced ripples.
Where: Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery 6, Mezzanine
Liquid glycerin drips down, creating unique shapes and shadow patterns.
This seismograph is an earthquake detector that records the up-and-down motion of the ground—whether made by tectonic activity or by you.
Sand falling through water creates turbulence and complex patterns.
Ordinarily, water freezes too slowly to be appreciated. Here, polarized light and an ultra cold slab let you watch water crystalize rapidly in real time. The colorful mosaic of ice that forms is different every time.
Water Waves is a multi-monitor video installation and time-horizon study of the power and beauty of ocean waves.
Some tiny aquatic organisms thrive in very salty water.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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