The qualities that made Frank Oppenheimer so special are the same qualities that make the Exploratorium special: an insistence on excellence, a knack for finding new ways of looking at things, and a respect for invention and play.
Using a spectroscope, you may see that what appears to be a single color of light is really a combination of colors called a spectrum.
Dispatches from the La Niña Summit of 1998.
A classic exhibition by Charles and Ray Eames.
Skilled listeners share their secrets.
Far north in the night sky, a faint glow appears on the horizon. Green and red flames of light stretch across the sky.
Join us as we visit the Hubble Space Telescope, and see what's happening at Mission Control.
Examine the art and science of listening through a series of online activities, videos, and more.
Commemorate the 1906 quake! Rummage through live earthquake data, subductive science, and more. Learn about earthquakes in Faultline: Seismic Science at the Epicenter
Learn about the search for life elsewhere in the universe.
The untold stories behind scientific discovery.
Explore the places, people, tools, and ideas behind the origins of matter, the universe, and life itself.
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