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Hello 2021!

January 5, 2021

Hello, 2021! As 2021 pulls away from the station, tickets punched, destination unknown, we continue to time travel along. We take turns gazing optimistically forward or stealing sad glances back, and together we forever ride the future train. I have packed some items to help me navigate 2021: 2021 Future Packing List: Item Number 1:…

Elisha Gray’s Telephone, A Science Fiction Story

December 4, 2020

by Linux Spangler   June 5th, 2025 I’m not a mad scientist. Sorry—I just needed to get that off my chest. I’m an inventor, and I’m not insane. My name is Professor Sirius Moppe (it’s a weird one, I know)  and this is (obviously) my journal. Anyway, as I said before, I’m not crazy. I…

Lemonade Tea Ceremony

December 1, 2020

Tea Ceremony During a brief window of opening last summer I was fortunate to spend a couple of nights in the Jedediah Smith Redwoods. I was nestling into the giant trees, channeling the thoughts of a little forest fox, when I came across a couple who invited me to share some black jasmine tea with…

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What’s Up in the Night Sky: November 2020

November 10, 2020

By Colin White, NASA Solar System Ambassador. The end of Fall and the beginning of Winter is a great time to go out in the evening and look at the night sky. The Sun is now beginning to set in the early evening (around 5 PM on November 1), which means you can go out…

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ScienceWorks Supports Black Lives Matter

June 11, 2020

ScienceWorks supports #BlackLivesMatter. We, the ScienceWorks Board of Directors, understand that racism and injustice are deeply rooted in our society. We know the work of dismantling systemic racism is a process that requires action. We are taking steps to improve within our own organization, our exhibits, and advisory groups. We are committed to including BIPOC…

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ScienceWorks Statement on COVID-19

March 9, 2020

ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum Statement on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATED: March 17, 2020 ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum is closed until April 14, 2020. Please visit ScienceWorksMuseum.org and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates.