Full-Spectrum Science: The Moon

Sunday, July 28, 2019 • 2:00 p.m.

Kanbar Forum

Included with museum admission and free for Daytime members.

Note: There is limited capacity for this program; seating will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.

What does the moon have to do with tides? When do lunar eclipses happen and why? Why is a growing moon called a waxing moon? Come learn the answers to these questions and more with staff scientist Ron Hipschman as he takes you on a trip to the moon and back, providing insight and understanding. 

Since joining the Exploratorium in 1971, Ron Hipschman has worked as an exhibit developer, author, teacher, and webcast host. He currently works on the Exploratorium’s Environmental Initiative, implementing and maintaining a collection of environmental monitoring sensors and developing visualizations for the Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery’s super-resolution media wall. In addition to Full-Spectrum Science, Ron hosts the monthly After Dark series Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table.

Learn more about the series, Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman.