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Exploratorium Beginnings (Clip)
Date: November 14, 2004
Running Time: 00:03:25

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In this short film Frank Oppenheimer gives us some of his visions for what he is creating in the beautiful Palace of Fine Arts. This film dates back to 1969, the year that the Exploratorium was founded.
This collection of individual programs tells a wide range of stories, reflecting the diverse interests of the Exploratorium community.

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Science in the City - Guide Dogs (Clip)
3/11/2015   
Navigating bustling city streets can be a challenge for anyone at times. Can you imagine crossing ...

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Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Hydrogen: Paul Stepahin (Webcast)
2/19/2015   
Featuring: A People's History of the Periodic Table with Paul Stepahin ...
 
00:30:00
Rosetta Mission - Preparing for Landing (Clip)
11/7/2014   
The race to find Philae's landing site could only begin once Rosetta arrived at comet, 67P/Churyu ...
 
00:02:37
Arts at the Exploratorium - Bob Miller - Light Walk (1982) (Clip)
10/21/2014   
Light Walk captures former Exploratorium artist and "natural philosopher" Bob Miller (1935 ...
 
00:30:00
Live Deep-Sea Exploration with the E/V Nautilus - How Is Technology Changing Ocean Research and Exploration? (Clip)
9/29/2014   
Join us for a live chat with researchers aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus as they study ...
 
00:02:08
After Dark - Extended Cinemas | Exploratorium (Clip)
4/8/2014   
Immerse yourself in visual storytelling that extends beyond theater walls to expand ...

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00:22:00
Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Lithium: Ron Hipschman (Webcast)
2/20/2015   
Recorded live at the Exploratorium 2015 An element for the modern age, lightweight lithium is com ...
 
00:25:00
Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Investigating the Benefits of Lithium with Dr Anderson (Clip)
2/20/2015   
Recorded live at the Exploratorium 2015 In a recent study by the Buck Institute for Research on ...
 
00:14:00
Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Hydrogen: Teacher Zeke Kossover (Webcast)
2/19/2015   
Recorded live at the Exploratorium 2015 Zeke Kossover is a Teacher-in-Residence at the Explora ...
 
00:24:55
Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Helium: Deep-sea Diving (Webcast)
2/19/2015   
Recorded live at the Exploratorium 2015 Plumb the dark and dangerous worlds of commercial d ...
 
00:19:43
Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table - Investigating Helium with Ron Hipschman (Webcast)
2/19/2015   
Recorded live at the Exploratorium 2015 Helium is the second most abundant element in the univers ...