Have a side of science
The new on-site Seaglass Restaurant and Cafe serves fare including tacos, Welsh rarebit, fresh seafood approved by the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch list, and chef Loretta Keller's well-regarded batter-fried green beans. You'll also find something for your brain to savor there: a large-scale version of the Exploratorium's popular Icy Bodies exhibit.
Thin shavings of dry ice are injected onto the surface of a shallow pool of water where they careen around like comets. Tiny jets of gas shoot out from the individual ice fragments, causing them to spin and tumble as they drift about. Side-lighting brings out the detailed structure of the out-gassing jets.
April 14, 2013 6:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Seth Rosenblatt/CNET
| Caption by: Seth Rosenblatt
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