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Welcome to my little corner of the virtual world. Though I spend most of my time on the Exploratorium's web site, I've posted a few things here that I've worked on or have written in the past that you might find interesting.

Several summers ago (actually way back in 1995!) I took a vacation with a friend of mine, Benjamin, who is a pilot. We flew from San Francisco to the national parks in Utah and Arizona. We decided to share that trip with our friends on the web. During the day, we hiked and took all our photographs (on 35mm film and with an Apple QuickTake digital camera). In the evening, we processed the digital pictures and wrote the HTML and then modemed the resulting pages back to this server. Our friends and relatives got to follow us on our vacation day by day. Instant digital postcards! This was actually quite revolutionaly back in the early days of he web! Seems rather commonplace nowadays.

Build a Solar System
Find out what space is really like with this scale model!

Your Weight On Other Worlds
A cool exhibit for the weight conscious.

Your Age On Other Worlds
A cool exhibit for the chronologically challenged.

The Secret Life of Machines
We proudly present all 18 episodes of Tim Hunkin's amazing TV series. Don't miss this!

SETI and SETI@home

Cool Experiments for a Hot Day
Do some cool science with ice and learn about its unusual properties.

Searching the Internet
Get those great internet search engines working for you, rather than the other way round.

What is the internet and what makes it work? It's all protocol.

A look at Nature's electrical antics.

A look at Nature's most delicate and beautiful structures.

The Secret Language
A beginner's look at cryptography and secret writing.

Frank's Page
Our founding director, Frank Oppenheimer, had many unique views on education, science, art, and museums. Here are some of his more notable papers and even some videos.

When I saw that CD player spinning away for our phone system's music-on-hold system, I knew I could do something better. Here is a RealMedia archive of our "Science-On-Hold". If you call the Exploratorium and get put on hold, you hear fascinating science tidbits! The Exploratorium is one of the few places where people ask to be put back on hold! (Total length - 14 minutes.)

My favorite DVD's
OK, so I've been using this cool program, DVDAttache (apparently no longer available...) to catalog my DVD's. Lo and behold, it can produce a website of them with lots of data! I added the Amazon Associates link to the detail pages just in case you want quick access to purchase one or more...

Maybe you'd like to see some of the Web sites that I've had a hand in... Try these...

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