- SpaceDay -
- This year, Space Day falls on May 22. How will you
celebrate? The "Embrace Space" website offers 101 ideas. The
first 100 are online ideas, with number 101 being the best
advice of all: go outside and look at the sky.
- Welcome to
Merrymeeting Bay/Hands Around the Bay
- The "Friends of Merrymeeting Bay" recognized that one of
the most effective ways to create an awareness of the bay's
ecological importance is to teach young people about the
unique features and characteristics of the Bay and how these
resources have been used over time. The "Hands Around The
Bay" project reflects their efforts.
- Vertebrate Flight Exhibit
- Birds are vertebrates. Human beings are vertebrates.
Birds flap their wings to fly. Human beings climb into huge
metal airplanes to fly. How humbling for us. This online
exhibit explores the phenomenon of vertebrate flight.
- A Quick
Virtual Nuclear Power Plant Tour
- Let's face it. We depend too much on fossil fuels. This
reality continues to push the nuclear power industry forward
as a real alternative. This tour of a generating plant
highlights the advantages of nuclear power.
- Kasparov vs. Deep
Blue: The Rematch
- In 1996, Garry Kasparov defeated the computer known as
Deep Blue in what he described as "one of
the most difficult matches of my career." Starting May 3,
1997, Kasparov will match chess-playing skills with an
enhanced version of IBM's Deep Blue supercomputer in six-games
in New York City.
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