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San Francisco Exploratorium shows off its huge new digs

What's a hands-on science museum to do when it has a midlife crisis? The same as anybody else: it moves to a new, fancier home.

By April 14, 2013


Peek inside the amazing new Exploratorium (photos)

Take a tour of the new digs for San Francisco's visionary hands-on Exploratorium science museum, which is set to reopen to the public next week.

20 Images April 14, 2013


Exploratorium serves up the science of cocktails (audio slideshow)

An event at the Exploratorium in San Francisco explores some of the scientific properties behind the bar.

By January 22, 2010


Exploratorium's shocking 40th anniversary kicks off

The San Francisco museum's celebration of science and exploration gets under way this weekend with Dr. Megavolt.

November 6, 2009


Digital clothing takes center stage at S.F. Exploratorium

At the opening night of an exhibit celebrating digital clothing, designers show how fashion can be high-tech and how high-tech can be fashionable.

By April 25, 2008


Hidden messages, old ears: iPad app tests sound phenomena

Created by the Exploratorium museum, the Sound Uncovered app brings science experiments to your tablet.

By February 12, 2013


YouTube video elevates toothpick sculpture to high art

"Rolling Through the Bay," a sculpture made of more than 100,000 toothpicks and glue, depicts the San Francisco Bay area. CNET speaks with artist Scott Weaver.

By October 14, 2013


Intel takes on big data with new Xeon E7 v2 chips

Last year, the term du jour in enterprise tech was big data. Now, it's advanced analytics.

By February 18, 2014


DIY Weekend: You're never too young to be a maker

From resurrecting old toys to building a full-on flight simulator, young San Francisco Bay Area makers strut their skills while building a maker community for the next generation.

By January 22, 2012


Solar eclipse coming to 'Second Life'

San Francisco's Exploratorium science museum teams up with NASA to deliver a Webcast of the upcoming total solar eclipse to the 3D virtual world and other online viewers.

By June 30, 2008