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Virtually Speaking Science 2/5/14: Alan Boyle, Anthony Thomas, and Josh Rosenau on Scientific Literacy in the 21st Century

Wed Feb 5, 2014 5p SLT / PT Exploratorium Island Forum On reflection of the recent discussion between Bill Nye the Science Guy and and creationist Ken Ham (Answers in Genesis), Alan Boyle (NBC), Anthony Thomas (HBO’s Questioning Darwin) and … Continue reading

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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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Virtually Speaking Science: Tom Levenson interviews author David Epstein

I was able to pop-in to Exploratorium Island today to check out this week’s episode of Virtually Speaking Science (VSS), a live talk radio program about timely science topics that’s streamed live on Blogtalkradio.com and hosted in Second Life for … Continue reading

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Q&A with ‘Splo Machinima Creator Opal Lei

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

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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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