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Draw hypnotically flowing patterns with a swinging table, and watch friction cause the patterns to slowly shrink along a spiral path.
Where: Osher Gallery 1: Human Phenomenon
A piece of fabric undulates in complex ways.
Where: Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery 6, Mezzanine
This giant balloon bends sound waves just as a lens bends light.
Where: This exhibit is not currently on view.
Sand traces a pendulum‘s motion.
Where: Crossroads: Getting Started
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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