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00:03:52
Senior Exploratorium scientist, Paul Doherty, unlocks the mystery behind the corrosive dust that coats the Black Rock Desert.

4:15
The Explainers are the go-to people on the Exploratorium's floor--in their trademark orange vests, they roam the vast museum, helping visitors engage with the exhibits. In this show, we explore the field trip Explainers, a team of people from all different backgrounds, some of whom had little interest in science before getting involved here. The story isn't just about our home team, it's about the broader possibilities of teamwork and togetherness.

00:01:56
Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty discusses the science of dust devils and describes how vortices are created in the Black Rock Desert.

00:53:03
Najma Akhtar is a singer, composer, and actress who has been in heavy rotation in the World Music orbit for over 20 years. She was born and raised in England but sings in the traditional style of India, her ancestral homeland. In this presentation from 1991, she performs many songs with her band, and openly discusses her unique cultural and musical fusions.

55:58:00
Najma Akhtar is a singer, composer, and actress who has been in heavy rotation in the World Music orbit for over 20 years. She was born and raised in England but sings in the traditional style of India, her ancestral homeland. In this presentation from 1991, she performs many songs with her band, and openly discusses her unique cultural and musical fusions.

00:02:48
The Exploratorium crew got the opportunity to enjoy a bird's eye view of the Black Rock desert. Join us as we investigate the challenges of navigating density altitude in this extreme climate.

00:01:28
Burning Man is a literal hotbed of explosions and fire. Join Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty as he looks at the properties that make up fire through the lens of the Burning Man event.

04:52
Some moments are so perfectly arresting that they can change the course of our lives. Here, widely influential psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi meditates on those inciting moments of inspiration, and how we might find them anywhere.

00:03:20
We went and talked with the folks who ran the Microzoo camp at Burning Man 2010, and learned about critters in extreme environments.

00:00:59
Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty explains a double rainbow sighting at Burning Man 2010!