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A current science hub, the HotZone is the place to pose questions, debate answers, scan headlines, view events and get the real story via multiple screens and stage presentations.
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Sights, sounds and stories straight from the exhibit floor…

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  • Close up portrait photo of brown cow with caption that reads: Researchers are developing fuel cells powered by microbe-rich fluids extracted from cow stomachs.
  • LED science headline ticker in the HotZone
  • Science Notes and Updates computer screen
  • Host in lab coat showing a human skeleton to a group ofvisitors in the HotZone.
  • Close up of visitors walking and dancing on the interactive floor.
  • Researcher doing a hands-on presentation to visitors using a Space Shuttle model and video.
  • Visitors walking on the koi pond interactive floor.
  • The Hot Zone's Human Clock uses visitor-submitted images to display the time.
  • Close up of the Question of the Day interative kiosk.
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Listen to our latest podcast pondering a topical science question.

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Discover more about the technology that drives the HotZone's interactive floor.

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Check out EurekAlert!, an online global news service for the latest in current science research.

Researcher doing a hands-on presentation to visitors using a Space Shuttle model.

See a HotSpot presentation on the HotZone stage for a hands-on grasp of current science issues.

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Explore more current science: Discover what a world population of 7 billion+ means to you and this planet.

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Explore more current science: Take part in a Rock-Paper-Scissors experiment and add your data to our study.


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