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Astronomer/Author Phil Plait talks w/Alan Boyle 10/2 at Virtually Speaking Science

Astronomer, writer, and columnist (Slate) Phil Plait comes by to talk with Alan Boyle today @ 5Pm Pacific about the Apollo 11 anniversary, moon hoaxes you have known, and the outlook for lunar science and exploration. Follow @BadAstronomer @B0yle Join … Continue reading

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AR Game World Overlays the Exploratorium at Piers 15-17

Museums have sometimes been locations where alternate reality games (ARGs) have played out (see the Smithsonian Institution’s Vanished, Ghosts of a Chance, and Pheon games).  Currently, a mobile augmented reality /ARG hybrid game called Ingress, from Google’s Niantic Labs, is … Continue reading

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Pi Day March 14, 2012 in Second Life

The Exploratorium will have a Pi Day dance party Wednesday March 14 from 7:00 PM to 10:15 PM (PDT and SLT) in our new Pi-arama Space dome. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/89/129/2546 7 PM DJ    Emileigh Starbrook 8 PM Live Cypress Rosewood 9 … Continue reading

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Lift, a new Exploratorium in SL Exhibit

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

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Solstice Eclipse Event Dec 20/21 2010

On December 20/21 2010 there was a total lunar eclipse on the solstice. This was a  rare event the next time it will happen is in 2094. The Exploratorium covered this event on its island in Second Life. We had … Continue reading

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