SOS Traveling Exhibits

2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress

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Science On a Sphere drew large crowds at the US Pavilion.

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An interview takes place in front of SOS at the US Pavilion.

2016 USA Science and Engineering Festival

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Science On a Sphere was the center of the NOAA booth at the festival.

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Large crowds enjoyed SOS presentations throughout the festival.

2016 Metropolitan Community College at Do Space

  • WHERE: Omaha, NE
  • WHEN: January 29 - February 10, 2016
  • WEBSITE: Do Space
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Science On a Sphere at Metropolitan Community College at the Do Space.

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A local news reporter broadcasting in front of Science On a Sphere at the Do Space.

2016 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

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A satellite briefing using SOS given by Dr. Stephen Volz, assistant administrator for Satellite and Information Services.

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Dr. Thomas Berger, director of NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center, giving an SOS space weather briefing.

2015 COP21 - United Nations Climate Change Conference

  • WHERE: Paris, France
  • WHEN: November 30 - December 11, 2015
  • WEBSITE: COP21
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Dr. Sandy MacDonald giving a SOS presentation

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Beth Russell giving a SOS presentation to United States Senators

2015 SuperComputing

  • WHERE: Austin, TX
  • WHEN: November 16 - 19, 2015
  • WEBSITE: SC15
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SOS was part of the Indiana University booth at SuperComputing

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Local NWS forecasters gave weather briefings throughout the conference

2015 Space Weather Workshop

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SOS ready for presentations at the Space Weather Workshop

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2015 marked the 50th anniversary of daily space weather forecasting

2015 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

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A new canopy for SOS was debutted at the AMS Annual Meeting

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Daily weather briefings were part of the SOS line-up for the AMS Annual Meeting

2014 SuperComputing

  • WHERE: New Orleans, LA
  • WHEN: November 17 - 20, 2014
  • WEBSITE: SC14
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Science On a Sphere was the centerpiece of the Indiana University booth at SC14

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Meteorologists from the NOAA Weather Forecast Office in New Orleans gave SOS presentations during the conference

2014 Our Ocean

  • WHERE: Washington, D. C.
  • WHEN: June 16 - 17, 2014
  • WEBSITE: Our Ocean
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Department of State Secretary John Kerry and Leonardo DiCarpio view Science On a Sphere at the Our Ocean conference. Photo: U.S. Dept. of State

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NOAA used Science On a Sphere to highlight their ocean research during the conference.

2014 World Science Festival

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Steve Howell (left), NASA & Bill Yosses, White House Pastry Chef, do a demo called, "Cooking on Exoplanets."

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The Weather Channel broadcasts live from the World Science Festival Science On a Sphere exhibit with Raegan Medgie.

2014 Southern Hills Middle School

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Every science class at the school got to see a SOS presentation

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Presentations were tailored for each grade level

2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

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AGU attendees learn more about Ocean Acidification during a SOS presentation

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Visitors to the NOAA booth enjoying a presentation on SOS

2013 Internet2 Annual Meeting

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SOS ready to go at the Internet 2 Annual Meeting

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Internet2 attendees enjoying a presentation on SOS

2013 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

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SOS attracted large crowds throughout the AMS Annual Meeting

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AMS attendees enjoying a weather briefing on SOS

2012 SuperComputing

  • WHERE: Salt Lake City, UT
  • WHEN: November 12 - 15, 2012
  • WEBSITE: SC12
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SC12 attendees enjoying a weather briefing on SOS

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SOS in the Internet 2 booth at SC12

2011 SuperComputing

  • WHERE: Seattle, WA
  • WHEN: November 14 - 17, 2011
  • WEBSITE: SC11
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An audience observing SOS at SuperComputing 2011

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Group photo in front of Science On a Sphere®

2011 American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting

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A group gathered for a SOS presentation at the AAAS Annual Meeting 2011 in the exhibit hall

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A NOAA docent points out an interesting feature on Science On a Sphere ® at the AAAS Annual Meeting 2011

2011 South Florida Fair

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Science On a Sphere at the South Florida Fair

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Crowds enjoying a presentation of SOS at the South Florida Fair

2010 SuperComputing

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Science On a Sphere in the NOAA booth at SC10

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NOAA CIO Joseph Klimavicz answering press questions in front of SOS at SC10

2010 The Meteo World Pavilion at The World Expo

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The opening ceremonies at the Meteo World Pavilion, where SOS is located.

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The Deputy Secretary General of the People's Republic of China and the president of the World Meteorology Organization viewing SOS at the Meteo World Pavilion

2010 Ocean Discovery Day, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

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"Sanctuary Sam" with Science On a Sphere &reg at Ocean Discovery Day

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GP Schmahl, managaer of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary introduces SOS to visitors.

2009 COP15, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Dr. MacDonald giving Science On a Sphere &reg demonstration at US center, COP15 on Tuesday, December 8.

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A group watching the SphereCast in Boulder, CO

2009 Air Show, Paris, France

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SOS was suspended above the crowds with various satellite models surrounding it.

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Science On a Sphere &reg was the centerpiece for the CNES exhibit at the Paris Air Show.

2009 NIST Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2009

Presentation given during Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at NIST

Presentation given during Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at NIST

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Entrance to the Science On a Sphere ® exhibit at NIST

2009 National Science Teachers Association 2009

Science teachers browsing the NOAA booth

Science teachers browsing the NOAA booth

Science On a Sphere served as the centerpiece of the NOAA exhibit at NSTA

2008 EU Celebration at the Embassy of France

  • WHERE: Embassy of France, Washington, DC
  • WHEN: December 2008
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Traveling System in the ballroom of the Embassy of France

Traveling System in the ballroom of the Embassy of France

French Ambassador addressing the audience

French Ambassador addressing the audience

Large crowd watching the SOS at the Embassy of France

Large crowd watching the SOS at the Embassy of France

SOS team with Alexandra Cousteau

SOS team with Alexandra Cousteau

2008 Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales

Traveling System in the tent

Traveling System in the tent

Large crowd watching the SOS

Large crowd watching the SOS

2007 World Space Expo 2007

  • WHERE: Kennedy Space Center; Cape Canaveral, FL
  • WHEN: November 2007
Debus Conference Center

Debus Conference Center

School kids watching Science On a Sphere ® presentation

NOAA Exhibits at the World Space Expo

NOAA Exhibits at the World Space Expo

Group enjoying a Science On a Sphere ® presentation

2007 California State Fair

  • WHERE: Sacramento, CA
  • WHEN: August 2007
Time lapse of the Science On a Sphere ® setup for the California State Fair. Requires flash, other formats available here
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Science On a Sphere ® presenters at the California State Fair

Science On a Sphere set up before the fair began

Science On a Sphere ® set up before the fair began

Science On a Sphere ® with the California Department of Water Resources logo

Large crowds enjoy Science On a Sphere ® at the California State Fair

2006 AMS

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Science On a Sphere ® setup at AMS

Max Mayfield giving SOS presentation to a crowd

Max Mayfield, from NOAA's National Hurricane Center, giving a presntation to an audience

2004 G-8 Summit

Science On a Sphere TM setup at G-8 Media Center

Science On a Sphere ® setup at G-8 Media Center

Sandy MacDonald giving Science On a Sphere TM demonstration to the Governor of Georgia

Sandy MacDonald giving Science On a Sphere ® demonstration to the Governor of Georgia

Senegal television broadcasting in front of Science On a Sphere ®

Sandy MacDonald presenting at NOAA Press Conference on Tuesday, June 8

2003 Cable

  • WHERE: Chicago, IL
  • WHEN: June 8-11, 2003

2003 Special Washington D.C. Display

  • WHEN: March 17-20, 2003
  • WHERE: Herbert C Hoover Building in Washington D.C.
Sandy MacDonald and Sam Bodman

Sandy MacDonald and Sam Bodman, Assistant Secretary of Commerce

James Marburger

Dr. John H. Marburger, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director and Science Advisor to the President

2003 American Meteorological Society (AMS) "Weatherfest"

2002 Official NOAA Science On a Sphere ® Illumination

  • WHEN: December 2-4, 2002
  • WHERE: NOAA Science Center, 1301 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD
  • PRESENTED BY: Retired Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher and Dr. Alexander MacDonald
Student Presentation
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2002 Broomfield Heights Middle School

SOS Structure

All photos by Will von Dauster.