Exploratorium After Dark: Electrifying Science with Dr. MegaVolt® – 11.05.09

by Eric on November 4, 2009

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The Exploratorium kicks off its 40th anniversary celebration Thursday night with an After Dark mixer featuring spectacular electrical displays:

On November 5th, blow your mind with the electrifying science of Tesla coils and Austin Richards, PhD—aka Dr. MegaVolt®. This electrifying Exploratorium Science After Dark, a special 40th Anniversary event, will feature Dr. MegaVolt® jousting with 14-foot electrical arcs from his high voltage Tesla Coil.

Enjoy special screenings of the films Energie and Electrum, create and tame sparks of your own with Senior Physicist Paul Doherty, observe glowing pickles with biologist Caitlin Johnson, and explore The Neuron Chamber with staff scientist in resident Alan Rorie. Don’t miss this gathering of electrically charged presentations!

The event begins at 6pm and runs through 10pm. Admission to the Exploratorium and the After Dark party is free to members or $14 for adults. For more information and to RSVP, visit the Exploratorium Facebook page.

Photo by Patrick Stanbro

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