The Okeanos Explorer is the newest vessel in NOAA's fleet and the first to be dedicated solely to exploration and discovery missions. Follow along with the scientists and crew on their discovery voyages.
What do stem cells, fruit flies, and zebrafish look like under a microscope? The Microscope Imaging Station creates high-resolution images and movies of the microscopic world using research-grade microscopes.
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.