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Journey into Chaco Canyon, where ancient people built monuments to the cosmos. Journey to Chichén Itzá, where the Maya built monuments to the sun.
Join us as we crunch our way through everything from our San Francisco sourdough to Injera and Pugliese.
Scientific knowledge and a few chemical concoctions can get you through a Bad Hair Day.
Learn about origami, make your own paper, and find out the best way to fold a paper airplane.
Artist Bob Miller's Light Walk at the Exploratorium will change the way you look at light, shadow, and images.
Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and archived Webcasts.
Dig into the succulent science of making things grow.
Learn how sparkling wine is made, what makes it different from still wine, and where all those little bubbles come from!
Everything you ever wanted to know about bubbles, but were afraid to ask.
For most of us, science arrives in our lives packaged neatly as fact. But how did it get that way?
Learn how eyes work, and watch a cow's eye dissection. Then follow step-by-step instructions to do a cow's eye dissection yourself.
Explore the unknown world inside your brain with these fun activities.
Learn how some vibrant seniors exercise their minds, and find out what you can do to help your own memory.
Kid-friendly explorations and experiments for curious minds.
Follow scientists looking for life in the hot springs of the Russian Far East.
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Come with us to Chaco Canyon in northwestern New Mexico, which is rich with thousand-year-old artifacts of the ancient Pueblo culture and contains sites that appear to have been astronomical observatories.
Explore the ancient knowledge of the Maya, who built sophisticated monuments to the sun.
Listen in on conversations with Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno, and others in Speaking of Music Rewind.
Explore the science of music with us, through these online exhibits, movies, and questions.
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