Come ride a magnetically-powered space elevator into geostationary orbit! The Space Elevator at Bowness simulates what it's like to be in a Space Station 3600 km (2200 miles) above Earth. The concept of a space elevator using carbon nanotubes is currently being evaluated by NASA, and should become viable within decades.
The Seafarer Marine Institute is dedicated to advancing knowledge of the oceans through interactive Second Life experience. The Institute has a sustained commitment to science and education through a marine center that includes graphics and displays with informative educational materials. It also includes an underwater observation habitat with marine life and boats for use above the water.
Addressing the challenges for women undertaking study and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, Women In S.T.E.A.M. by Thuja Hynes, celebrates remarkable individuals and presents forward-looking and pro-active options for all.
Whole Brain Health (WBH) on Inspiration Island, a partner of Rockcliffe Univ, provides information and offers regular activities that help you stay fit, have fun, and stretch your mind, body, and spirit! Earn honors and L$ rewards by solving quests and hunts. Make new friends in this diverse, innovative, and caring community.
Learn more about geography, geomorphology, and the earth sciences by exploring this island and interacting with its exhibits. Highlights include the ability to walk directly inside a volcano, an earthquake simulator, and a climate change/reef health simulation.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe is an ongoing mission that is revolutionizing our understanding of the Sun and improving our ability to forecast major space-weather events that impact life on Earth. The exhibit includes a detailed model of the spacecraft, a scale model of the inner solar system, mission information, and current news.
Tiny cells and proteins make a big impression on this build dedicated to the study of microbiology. Step inside a rotating plasma membrane, check out elaborate dioramas, and play interactive games designed to teach students and scholars alike more about the micro world.
Healthcare PRO Brielle MacXaris curates this comprehensive resource about health issues, respected options, and the latest research. Interactive and engaging materials in English and Spanish. Share your pandemic experience, and take the new Vaccination Survey!
Walk through this giant Interactive build that shows functional areas of the human brain. Brain regions activate (glow) based on functions, such as dancing and love. Developed by Osangar and expanded upon by the WBH team, in cooperation with DavidArguna, a neuroscientist.
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