Browsing 330 - 340 results of 346 programs for category - Science in Action


Transit of Mercury:  4th 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,


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Solar Eclipse:  Eclipse 1999: Turkey (Webcast)
Running Time:
2:00:05
On August 11, 1999, 3:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time, the Exploratorium presented a live Webcast of a total solar eclipse that passed across Europe and Asia. The program included direct satellite communication with our expedition team, reporting from a crowded square in Amasya, Turkey, a town along the path of totality.

Project: Solar Eclipse: Stories from the Path of Totality | Browse All

Date: August 11, 1999
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: umbra, corona, annulus, occultation, chromosphere solar prominences, solar flare


Real: 34K  
Memory:  Dr. Arthur Shimamura: Memory & Alzheimer's Disease (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:08:44
U.C. Berkeley Professor of Psychology Dr. Arthur Shimamura will discuss what we know about the effects of aging on human memory and its relation to Alzheimer's Disease. Find out how the brain stores and retrieves information, and learn new techniques that may help improve your memory.

Project: Memory | Browse All

Date: November 4, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: memory, arthur shimamura, aging, brain, alzheimer's disease


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La Nina Summit:  Symmetry (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:55:23
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 16, 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:  Forecasting (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:12:19
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 Nia Summit" held in Boulder, Colorado. The workshop was presented by The United Nations University, The National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the United Nations Environement Program.

Project: La Nina Summit | Browse All

Date: July 16, 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:  Monitoring (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:16:36
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 16, 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:  Recommendations (Webcast)
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0:51:43
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 16, 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:  Group Sessions (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:45:08
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 16, 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:  Where Do We Go from Here? (Webcast)
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0:50:59
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 16, 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


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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  
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