I recently had a chance to chat with a Second Life community member and Exploratorium volunteer, Opal Lei, who has collaborated with the Exploratorium’s avatar-scientist Patio Plasma to create a series of machinima–videos made entirely in a virtual world, which … Continue reading
Sir Isaac Newton gets ready for Pi Day in Second life and takes you on a tour of some of the exhibits on Exploratorium Island and Sploland.
Celebrate Pi Day at our Pi Pavillion exhibit, a circular dance venue decorated with galaxies shaped like pies.
Experience a scale model of a Martian asteroid impact. The model crater is 50 m in diameter and the model runs in slow motion at 1/10th the speed of an actual event. Watch a machinima of the exhibit in Second … Continue reading
The Lift Exhibit On December 31, 2010 the exhibit “Lift” was installed on Exploratorium sim in Second Life. Volunteer Emileigh Starbrook saw the real exhibit Lift on the Outdoor Exploratorium website http://www.exploratorium.edu/outdoor/#/exhibit/lift/. She then built the exhibit in Second Life. … Continue reading
Learn more about eclipses through exhibits in Second Life that show the sun-earth-moon system to scale. Understand how eclipses happen the Second Life way, by placing your avatar into the exhibit.