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A discussion about the artistic, scientific, and moral interpretations of J. Robert Oppenheimer and his legacy as the father of the atomic bomb. Composer John Adams and librettist Peter Sellars of the Doctor Atomic opera are joined by Richard Rhodes, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Making of the Atomic Bomb. Kip Cranna, musical administrator at the San Francisco Opera, moderates.
Project: Doctor Atomic | Browse All
Date: September 13, 2005
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Art, History, Physics
How does your eye work? You see the world because light gets into your eyes. Your eye uses that light to make an image of the world inside your eye—just as a camera uses light to make a photograph. At the Exploratorium, we dissect cow eyes to show people how an eye functions, and look at the parts that make up an eye.
This video shows and explains a dissection with one of our staff Explainers.
Project: Cow's Eye Dissection | Browse All
Date: June 23, 2005
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology