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The Chaotic Pendulum exhibit contains a deceptively simple set of pendulums in a steel and Plexiglas case. The visitor twists a protruding knob, expecting the resulting motion to be fairly predictable. But the device's motion is chaotic, extremely complicated and long-lived.

Project: Exploratorium Exhibit Services | Browse All

Date: January 10, 2008
Format: Exhibit
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science, Physics
Running Time:
00:40:13
Scientists at Palmer Research Station in Antarctica talk about their research: How is the rich marine ecosystem just offshore responding to melting sea ice and global climate change?

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: January 4, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:02:10
Artist Sheldon Brown creates an urban/suburban/rural environment in which the visitor literally "paints" the flying landscape with highways, buildings, and automobiles. This exhibit was part of the Virtual Unreality exhibition.

Project: Seeing Gallery | Browse All

Date: January 1, 2008
Format: Exhibit
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art, General Science
Running Time:
00:03:34
Live program from Side, Turkey Images from the Total Solar Eclipse that took place on March 28-29, 2006.

Project: Solar Eclipse: Stories from the Path of Totality | Browse All

Date: January 1, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
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Running Time:
00:30:04
Meet the scientists and engineers at work on the South Pole's Ice Cube Telescope. This telescope will be the largest in the world and is designed to capture the movement of neutrinos, the smallest of all subatomic particles.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 28, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:31:32
Learn about the various projects and teams of people working on the South Pole Telescope.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 21, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:25:32
Join Exploratorium senior scientist Paul Doherty once more as he serves up hands-on activities related to Antarctic science.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 20, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:18:47
Join Exploratorium senior scientist Paul Doherty as he serves up more hands-on activities related to science in Antarctica.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 19, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science
Running Time:
00:26:52
Join us in conversation with David Ainley and other researchers, as they wrap up there field season at the Adelie penguin breeding colonies in Antarctica’s Ross Sea.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 16, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology
Running Time:
00:02:08
Penn State University glaciologist Dr. Richard Alley explains why ice is cool.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 14, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science,