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La Nina Summit:  Introduction (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:27:54
Exploratorium Senior Scientist Mary Miller presents audio dispatches from the "Review of the Causes and Consequences of Cold Events: A La Nina Summit" held in Boulder, Colorado. The workshop was presented by The United Nations University, The National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the United Nations Environment Program.

Project: La Nina Summit | Browse All

Date: July 15, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: ncar, nino, nina, el nino, la nina, ni, sst, ssts, equatorial pacific, enso, tao, pmel, upwelling, cold phase, warm phase, sea surface temperature, southern oscillation, extreme weather, climate impacts, severe weather; atmosphere


Real: 16K  
La Nina Summit:  Definition (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:42:06
Exploratorium Senior Science Writer Mary Miller presents audio dispatches and selected lectures from the "Review of the Causes and Consequences of Cold Events: A La Nina Summit" held in Boulder, Colorado. The workshop was presented by The United Nations University, The National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the United Nations Environment Program.

Project: La Nina Summit | Browse All

Date: July 15, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: ncar, nino, nina, el nino, la nina, ni, sst, ssts, equatorial pacific, enso, tao, pmel, upwelling, cold phase, warm phase, sea surface temperature, southern oscillation, extreme weather, climate impacts, severe weather; atmosphere, pacific ocean, noaa, cold eve


Real: 16K  
La Nina Summit:  Teleconnections (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:31:48
Exploratorium Senior Science Writer Mary Miller presents audio dispatches and selected lectures from the "Review of the Causes and Consequences of Cold Events: A La Nina Summit" held in Boulder, Colorado. The workshop was presented by The United Nations University, The National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the United Nations Environment Program.

Project: La Nina Summit | Browse All

Date: July 15, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: ncar, nino, nina, el nino, la nina, ni, sst, ssts, equatorial pacific, enso, tao, pmel, upwelling, cold phase, warm phase, sea surface temperature, southern oscillation, extreme weather, climate impacts, severe weather; atmosphere, pacific ocean, noaa, cold eve


Real: 16K  
La Nina Summit:  Climate Change (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:52:29
Exploratorium Senior Science Writer Mary Miller presents audio dispatches and selected lectures from the "Review of the Causes and Consequences of Cold Events: A La Nina Summit" held in Boulder, Colorado. The workshop was presented by The United Nations University, The National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the United Nations Environment Program.

Project: La Nina Summit | Browse All

Date: July 15, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: ncar, nino, nina, el nino, la nina, ni, sst, ssts, equatorial pacific, enso, tao, pmel, upwelling, cold phase, warm phase, sea surface temperature, southern oscillation, extreme weather, climate impacts, severe weather; atmosphere, pacific ocean, noaa, cold eve


Real: 16K  
Memory:  Lewis Hyde: Remembering and Forgetting (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:56:12
Osher Fellow Lewis Hyde speaks about images and ideas of forgetting in myth and story. Mr. Hyde is a MacArthur Fellow and author of Trickster Makes This World and The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property.

Project: Memory | Browse All

Date: June 17, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: nature of imagination, creativity, moral meaning from fairy tales, cultural threads, folklore, forgetting,


Real: 40K  
Origins: Antarctica:  South Pole Recap with Noel (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:57:04
Join the Origins team as they travel to Antarctica. We sent Mary, Noel, Paul, and Julie to explore scientific wonders from McMurdo to the Pole. Learn all about the extreme science being conducted at the South Pole in a daily dispatch from Terra Australis Incognita!

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 30, 1997
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: drilling ice, tunneling through ice, amundsen-scott south pole station, new south pole station construction, elevated station, dasi telescope, viper telescope, amanda experiment, icecube experiment, extereme environments, tunneling in antarctica, jamesways,


Real: 80K  
AAAS Dispatches:  Stump the Scientist: Benham's Disk Exhibit (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:23:03
In these archived webcasts from inside the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) exhibition hall, watch as Exploratorium senior scientist Tom Humphrey challenges some of the top scientists in the world to explain the phenomena behind selected exhibits from the museum floor. In this webcast, the Benham's Disk exhibit explained by guests from the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley and University High School in San Francisco

Project: AAAS Annual Meeting Dispatches, San Francisco | Browse All

Date: February 16, 1997
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Physics

Keywords: scientific process, scientific method, hypothesis, experimental studies, optical illusions, perception of color, circular motion


Real: 35K  
:  Seymour Papert Lecture: Bridging the Digital Generation Gap (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:29:49
Learn how to bridge the digital generation gap with America's foremost expert on kids and computers. Seymour Papert talks about the impact of the Digital Age on the family.

Project: Exploratorium Event CAM | Browse All

Date: October 23, 1996
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Sociology

Keywords: digital culture, cyberculture, new rules for the new economy, dumb power, knowledge economy, information society, connected family, connectedfamily.com, children and computers,


Real: 16K  
Iron Science Teacher:  Rulers and Meter Sticks (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:50:12
Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: rulers and meter sticks!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: February 25, 1996
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: activities, contests, experiments, balance, center of mass, center of gravity, exponentials, take it from the top activity, take it from the top snack, balancing stick avtivity, balancing stick snack, static electricity, electron charge, negative charge, static charge


Real: 34K  
Turbulent Landscapes:  Mesocyclone (Webcast)
Running Time:
00:03:36
Mesocyclone, centerpiece of the Turbulent Landscapes exhibition, is a 40 foot tall, working model of a hurricane. Powerful fans at the base of the structure create complex airflow patterns. These patterns are made visible by water vapor released from the top of the structure.

Project: Turbulent Landscapes | Browse All

Date: January 1, 1996
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Art, Geology/Earth Scientist

Keywords: exhibit, turbulence, complexity


Real: 16K  
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