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Revealing Bodies:  Under the Skin from Museo La Specola (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:04:44
Join us for an interactive webcast that includes a visit to Museo La Specola in Florence, Italy. The museum houses a collection of exquisite life-sized wax medical models that in the late 18th century represented the cutting edge of 3-dimensional imaging technology. We'll also talk with Dr. Hugh Patterson, Chief Anatomy Professor at UCSF, about how today's medical students study anatomy, and with John Murray of 3-D Systems, about the latest developments in solid object imaging.

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Date: June 24, 2000
Format: Expedition
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Medicine and Anatomy

Keywords: revealing, bodies, 18th century, wax models, florence, italy, la specola, dissection, 3d imaging, body imaging technology


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Windows Media: 659K  
Iron Science Teacher:  Corks (Webcast)
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1:04:33
Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: corks!

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Date: June 23, 2000
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: activities, contests, experiments, fork balancing trick, center of mass, balance, center of gravity, rocket launcher, measuring velocity, bottle blast-off activity, rocket height calculator, buoyancy, magnethenge, magnetic repulsion, magnetic attraction, battling magnet


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Revealing Bodies:  Beneath the Mummy's Shroud (Webcast)
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1:03:23
On May 13, 2000, we peeked under the wrappings of an Egyptian mummy from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. A live video link connected us to the imaging center at UC San Francisco. Radiologist Dr. Henry Goldberg and Fine Arts museum conservator Lesley Bone guided us through the CT scan and helped to interpret the findings.

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Date: May 13, 2000
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): History, Medicine

Keywords: revealing, bodies, eygptian mummy, ct scan, imaging, technology, body imaging technology, mummy, egypt, ct scan, ucsf


Real: 225K  1M  
Windows Media: 659K  
Revealing Bodies:  Inside the Skull: Exploring the Brain (Webcast)
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1:20:37
Peer inside the thinking brain, using state-of-the-art functional magnetic resonance imaging. Scientists Gary Glover and John Desmond of the Richard M. Lucas Center for Imaging at Stanford University conduct cognitive tests on an Exploratorium staffer. Imaging tools display the active areas of the brain in real time.

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Date: April 22, 2000
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Medicine

Keywords: revealing, bodies, neuroscience, mri process, medical imaging, phrenology, nuclear magnetic resonance, centers of the brain, sections of the brain, brain function, imaging the brain, functional imaging,


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Revealing Bodies:  Revealing Bodies Hosted by Sedge Thomson (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:59:03
This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio variety show links up with the Exploratorium's Revealing Bodies exhibition and series of webcasts. In this webcast, author Betty Ann Kevles discusses her book "Naked to the Bone: Medical Imaging in the Twentieth Century," performance artist Scott Serrano portrays Wilson Quain, a nineteenth-century "self-dissecting" anatomist, +4db (an a capella jazz group) sings, naturalist Claire Peaslee speaks, and house pianist Gini Wilson performs.

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Date: March 31, 2000
Format: Interview
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Arts, Medicine

Keywords: revealing, bodies, betty ann kevles, medical imaging, history of body imaging, body-imaging technologies, early x-ray technology, medical imaging in the twentieth century, radiation, mammogram machines, scott serrano, wilson quain, self-dissecting anatomist, +4db, a


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Iron Science Teacher:  Marshmallow Peeps (Webcast)
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1:08:41
Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: marshmallow Peeps!

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Date: March 11, 2000
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: activities, contests, experiments, balancing trick, center of mass, balance, center of gravity, marshmallows in a vaccuum, marshmallow ssience of marshmallows, frequency, torque, friction, monster mallows, marshmallow in a microwave, marshmallow blow gun, marshmallow pa


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Iron Science Teacher:  Chanukah Candles (Webcast)
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0:51:15
Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: Chanukah candles!

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Date: December 11, 1999
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: activities, contests, experiments, balance, center of mass, center of gravity, fulcrum, candle in a jar activity, condensation, liver and hydrogen peroxide, decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, enzyme catalysis, enzyme catalysts, catalase effect on hydrogen peroxide, co


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Wine:  The Science of Wine (Webcast)
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1:00:29
Winemakers and chefs help you discover which wines go with which foods, and why. Ann Noble from U.C. Davis explains how she trains wine judges with essence tastings and aromas, and gives tips on how to become your own expert.

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Date: November 18, 1999
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Chemistry, General Science

Keywords: wine, wineries, bruce cass, ann noble, acid, sugar, tannin, tastings, aromas, vineyards, wine-making, lynmar winery, bonny doon vineyards, hogue cellars, wild horse, st. supry, gloria ferrer, jancis robinson, u.c. davis, viticulture, enology, arnold eric wo


Real: 225K  1M  
Windows Media: 659K  
Transit of Mercury:  1st Contact (Webcast)
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0:01:01
On November 15th, 1999, for the first time in 25 years, the planet Mercury passed between us (in the western hemisphere) and the sun--an event known as a "transit." Here is one of five short streaming videos detailing the event.

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Date: November 14, 1999
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: venus, transit, sun, passage, parallax, conjunction, parallax of the sun, orbital periods, black drop effect, solar system, eclipse, planetary alignment,


Real: 28K  
Transit of Mercury:  2nd Contact (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:02:02
On November 15th, 1999, for the first time in 25 years, the planet Mercury passed between us (in the western hemisphere) and the sun--an event known as a "transit." Here is one of five short streaming videos detailing the event.

Project: Transit of Mercury | Browse All

Date: November 14, 1999
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: venus, transit, sun, passage, parallax, conjunction, parallax of the sun, orbital periods, black drop effect, solar system, eclipse, planetary alignment,


Real: 28K  
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