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Thursday, October 15 • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. PDT
Get to know our CO2 buoy, live and online.
Discover what we're doing right now, and why it matters.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 • 7:00 p.m. PDT
Come be in your elements at Everything Matters: Cadmium.
In this segment of Everything Matters we'll zero in on the element Palladium. From mufflers, to glucose testing, to jewelry, learn about this beautiful, inert and very expensive element.
Known since before written records, Silver is an element that has found multiple uses
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Not named after the subcontinent of India, but rather for the bright blue-violet (that is, indigo) light emitted by the element when excited, the metal indium is silvery and very soft—so soft that you can easily cut it with a knife!
Thursday, September 24, 2020 • 7:00 p.m. PDT
How did "fake news" get so troublingly established?
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“Fake news" has become troublingly well established. But how did we get here?
Try this collection of prompts for tinkering at home.
Explore real levitation with our Balancing Ball exhibit.
Thursday, July 9, 2020 • 7:00 p.m. PDT
Find out about racial inequities in COVID-19’s spread.
Thursday, July 2, 2020 • 7:00 p.m. PDT
Examine where racism has been built into the sciences.
Take a journey with us through inspiring stories of collaboration and connection, and hear what’s next at Pier 15 and online.
Have you ever wondered how to move and service a full-sized scientific ocean buoy?
Sunday, September 27, 2020 • 2:00 p.m. PDT
¡Únase a nosotros para el Día de la ingeniería 2020 en línea! Join us for Latinx Engineering Day 2020 online!
We collaborate, research, develop staff, and prototype around the world.
The Exploratorium’s Global Collaborations divsion recently created 16 exhibits for the new UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco.
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