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The Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles, California, is an encyclopedic museum holding many splendid, unique, and puzzling treasures. It's a carnival of delights and ideas, many of them outside of the commonly held canons of fact and accomplishment. It slips around the question, 'is it real?', refusing to pit fact against fiction or art against data, instead weaving it all together into something more mysterious and joyful. In this second of two segments on the museum, curator David Wilson welcomes us into his worlds of inspiration, and parts the curtain to reveal how this impossible place indeed exists.
Project: Driven: True Stories of Inspiration | Browse All
Date: December 19, 2010
Category: Popular Culture
If you sink it, they will come. Thatís what Exploratorium biologist Karen Kalumuck learned when she decided to experiment by submerging PVC plates under the piers at Marina Harbor. In this program, you'll meet the bizarre aquatic life forms that inhabit our Bay.
Project: Science in the City | Browse All
Date: December 8, 2010
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology
What are you afraid of? Snakes? Spiders? Heights? This After Dark event investigated the psychology and biology of fear, and included Damian Cooksey confronting his fear by demonstrating the sport of highlining far above visitorsí heads.
Project: After Dark | Browse All
Date: November 16, 2010
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Art, general science,