2011

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Winter Event run by Miraikan Volunteers (2011)

A creative and innovative event planned by Miraikan volunteers.
Dates: 2011/12/23 (Fri / Holiday) - 24 (Sat), 2012/1/2 (Mon / Holiday) 10:00 - 17:00
Venue: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan), 3rd Floor, Science Library

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Mirai (Future) Design Conferences [after 3.11 Toward the Democratization of Energy, Science and Information] Second Conference "Do You Have Something You Want to Say to Scientists?要申込

What have you expected from science? This is a forum for you to tell scientists your dissatisfaction with and expectations for science that you have felt since the 3.11 earthquake.
Date: December 17 (Sat.), 2011 14:30 - 16:30
Venue: 7F Innovation Hall, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Experiment Stalls (Robot Course, 2011)

Experiment stalls are experiment classes planned and developed by volunteers so that visitors can enjoy a variety of experiments. Advanced reservations are not necessary, so feel free to come in.
Date: December 4 (Sun.), 2011 10:30 - 16:30
Venue: 3F Science Workshop, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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International Year of Chemistry 2011 Special Exhibition "Your Magic - 'New' Discovery of Chemistry"

An exhibition where visitors can experience the surprise and wonder of chemistry from eight hands-on exhibitions. Children and adults alike will surely love chemistry even if they don't know the word "chemistry"!
Term: November 19 (Sat.) - 27 (Sun.), 2011 10:00 - 17:00
Venue: 7F Innovation Hall, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Science Agora 2011

Science Agora is a plaza (agora) for every visitor to experience, enjoy and think about science.
Dates: November 18 (Fri.), 19 (Sat.), 20 (Sun.), 2011 * On November 18 (Fri.), only a part of the event will be held, including the Opening Symposium.
Venue: National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology; National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tokyo Water Front; Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Research Institute

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Laboratory for New Media 9th Exhibition-Related Talk Event "Monmo? - The Forefront of Man Machine Interface - "要申込

By Inviting Prof. Takeo Igarashi of the Laboratory for New Media 9th Exhibition "Living with Monmo," a talk event to approach the forefront of science concerning the relationship between humans and machines will be held!
Date: November 12 (Sat.), 2011 14:30 - 15:30 (Opening: 14:00)
Venue: 3F Science Library, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Geomagnetospheric Experience through Stereovision

A mini talk on the sun and the earth using 3D images will be held. The participants can feel the change in their understanding of and interest in science.
Date: October 21 (Fri.), 2011 Opening: 10:00, Experience: 10:10 - 10:25, 10:25 - 10:40, 10:40 - 10:55 (Total of 3 times)
Venue: 1F Exhibition Space b, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology (DIGITAL CONTENT EXPO venue, center stage)

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DIGITAL CONTENT EXPO 2011

This is an international event in which researchers, creators, and people from companies who play an active role in the field of digital content participate to envisage the future of the digital content industry 5 and 10 years from now, through the exchange of the latest information.
Term: October 20 (Thu.) - 22 (Sat.), 2011 10:00 - 17:00
Venue: 1F Exhibition Space, etc., National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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The International Year of Forests-Related Symposium "See the 'Forest' without Seeing the Trees - From the Perspectives of Communication and Coexistence - "要申込

This is a symposium to envisage the concept of forest from a new perspective by newly understanding it from the standpoint of "connection" seen in coexistence and communication, through the relationship between the forest, "mushrooms," and "ants."
Date: October 16 (Sun.), 2011 14:00 - 16:00
Venue: 7F MIRAICAN Hall, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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They Don't Hurt! Painless Needles vs. Mosquitoes: Observation with an Electron Microscope - Who Is the Winner? - Why do painless needles and mosquitoes cause no pain?

The question will be answered by using an electron microscope.
Dates: October 8 (Sat.), 2011 13:30 - 14:00, 15:00 - 15:30 / October 9 (Sun.), 2011 11:30 - 12:00 / October 10 (Mon./Holiday), 2011 13:30 - 14:00, 15:00 - 15:30
Venue: 3F Science Workshop, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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"Welcome! Day of Exchange with the China Science and Technology Museum"

An exclusive event held by the trainees from the China Science and Technology Museum. Come and experience China's scientific communication at Miraikan.
Date: September 25 (Sun.), 2011 10:30 - 16:45
Venue: National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Harvest Moon: Let's Have a Moonlight Party in Miraikan! 2011-Related Event "Let's Look at the Earth at Night"

Would you like to come to Miraikan at night and look at the earth that appears on the Geo-Cosmos?
Term: September 10 (Sat.) - 11 (Sun.), 2011 18:00 - 21:00
Venue: 1F Symbol Zone, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Miraikan "TSUNAGARI" Project Science Café in Otemachi "The Earth - Thinking about Now and the Future - "

What is the true state of the earth that we live upon? Miraikan's Science Communicators and Nikkei CNBC newscasters will talk about the current and future state of the earth.
Date: September 9 (Fri.), 2011 19:30 - 20:00
Venue: 2F SPACE NIO, Nikkei Inc. (1-3-7 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku)

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Special Screening of Kurayami no Iro in Memory of Rei Harakami

A special screening of Kurayami no Iro for which Rei Harakami was in charge of music will be held from September 1 (Thu.) to December 5 (Mon.). *Term has been extended.
Term: September 1 (Thu.) - December 5 (Mon.), 2011 *Term has been extended.
Weekday: From 15:00, Sat./Sun./Holiday: From 14:00 (approx. 30 min.)
Venue: 6F Dome Theater GAIA, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Workshop "What Would You Do? Preparing for Large Earthquakes - Disaster Prevention - " [August 27]要申込

Why don't you think about the actions you would take at the time of disaster with Science Communicators, using the card game "Crossroad"?
Date: August 27 (Sat.), 2011
Venue: 3F Science Workshop 2, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Workshop "What Would You Do? Preparing for Large Earthquakes - Disaster Prevention - " [August 20]要申込

Why don't you think about the actions you would take at the time of disaster with Science Communicators, using the card game "Crossroad"?
Date: August 20 (Sat.), 2011
Venue: 3F Science Workshop 2, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Workshop "What Would You Do? Preparing for Large Earthquakes - Disaster Prevention - " [August 13]要申込

Why don't you think about the actions you would take at the time of disaster with Science Communicators, using the card game "Crossroad"?
Date: August 13 (Sat.), 2011
Venue: 3F Science Workshop 2, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Workshop "What Would You Do? Preparing for Large Earthquakes - Disaster Prevention - " [August 6]要申込

Why don't you think about the actions you would take at the time of disaster with Science Communicators, using the card game "Crossroad"?
Date: August 6 (Sat.), 2011
Venue: 3F Science Workshop 2, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Workshop "What Would You Do? Preparing for Large Earthquakes - Disaster Prevention - " [July 30]要申込

Why don't you think about the actions you would take at the time of disaster with Science Communicators, using the card game "Crossroad"?
Date: July 30 (Sat.), 2011
Venue: 3F Science Workshop 2, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Experiment Stalls (Electromagnetic Course, 2011)

Experiment stalls are experiment classes planned and developed by volunteers so that visitors can enjoy a variety of experiments. Advanced reservations are not necessary, so feel free to come in.
Date: July 24 (Sun.), 2011 10:30 - 16:30
Venue: 3F Science Workshop, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Workshop "What Would You Do? Preparing for Large Earthquakes - Disaster Prevention - " [July 23]要申込

Why don't you think about the actions you would take at the time of disaster with Science Communicators, using the card game "Crossroad"?
Date: July 23 (Sat.), 2011
Venue: 3F Science Workshop 2, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Mirai (Future) Design Conferences [after 3.11 Toward a Democratic Selection of Energy, Science and Information] First Conference "Would You Buy Natural Energy at a High Cost?"

Discussions will be held on the energy issue that need to be reviewed fundamentally, both from the perspectives of science and technology, and philosophy. This is a conference to explore the standpoint for making new selections.
Date: July 16 (Sat.), 2011 14:00 - 16:00
Venue: 7F Innovation Hall, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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"Techno-Handicraft Group and Electric Animal Workshop" - Let's Make Animals of Various Characters Using Electricity! -

"Techno-Handicraft" is a fusion of handicraft and electronic craft. Join us in making your original animals using various materials such as felt and LED.
Date: July 3 (Sun.), 2011 14:30 - 16:30
Venue: 3F Science Workshop SWS2, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Mini Exhibition "Thinking in the Wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake"

In addition to a panel exhibition regarding earthquakes and tsunami, nuclear power generation, and energy issues, the exhibition shows how the building and ceilings of Miraikan suffered damage immediately after the earthquake with images and panels.
Term: June 11 (Sat.) - August 31 (Wed.), 2011
Venue: 3F Innovation and the Future, 5F The Earth Environment and Frontiers, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Q&A Lecture "ABC's of Radiation: What You Should Know Now" - Shiohama Children's Hall, Koto-ku - [May 31 (Tue.)]

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A Q&A lecture intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held.
Date: May 31 (Tue.), 2011
Venue: Shiohama Children's Hall, Koto-ku

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Q&A Lecture "ABC's of Radiation: What You Should Know Now" - Daiba Children's Hall, Minato-ku - [May 30 (Mon.)]要申込

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A Q&A lecture intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held.
Date: May 30 (Mon.), 2011
Venue: Daiba Children's Hall, Minato-ku

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Workshop "Let's Take a Look at Radiation around Us"- Nishikamata Children's Hall, Ota-ku - [May 28 (Sat.)]要申込

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center.
Date: May 28 (Sat.), 2011
Venue: Nishikamata Children's Hall, Ota-ku

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Workshop "Let's Take a Look at Radiation around Us"- Shiohama Children's Hall, Koto-ku - [May 27 (Fri.)]要申込

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center.
Date: May 27 (Fri.), 2011
Venue: Shiohama Children's Hall, Koto-ku

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Q&A Lecture "ABC's of Radiation: What You Should Know Now" - Toyooka Children's Hall, Minato-ku - [May 26 (Thu.)]

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A Q&A lecture intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held.
Date: May 26 (Thu.), 2011
Venue: Toyooka Children's Hall, Minato-ku

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Q&A Lecture "ABC's of Radiation: What You Should Know Now"- Akasaka Kids-to-Teens Hall - [May 25 (Wed.)]要申込

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A Q&A lecture intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held.
Date: May 25 (Wed.), 2011
Venue: Akasaka Kids-to-Teens Hall

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Q&A Lecture "ABC's of Radiation: What You Should Know Now" - Minamisuna Children's Hall, Koto-ku - [May 20 (Fri.)]要申込

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A Q&A lecture intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held.
Date: May 20 (Fri.), 2011
Venue: Minamisuna Children's Hall, Koto-ku

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Workshop "ABC's of Radiation: What You Should Know Now"- Suginami Science Museum - [May 18 (Wed.)]要申込

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center.
Date: May 18 (Wed.), 2011
Venue: Suginami Science Museum

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Workshop "Let's Take a Look at Radiation around Us"- Toyooka Children's Hall, Minato-ku - [May 14 (Sat.)]要申込

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center.
Date: May 14 (Sat.), 2011
Venue: Toyooka Children's Hall, Minato-ku

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Workshop "Let's Take a Look at Radiation around Us" - Daiba Children's Hall, Minato-ku - [May 12 (Thu.)]

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center.
Date: May 12 (Thu.), 2011
Venue: Daiba Children's Hall, Minato-ku

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Workshop "Let's Take a Look at Radiation around Us" - Shirokanedai Children's Hall, Minato-ku - [May 11 (Wed.)]要申込

<p>After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center. <br />
<strong>Date:</strong> May 11 (Wed.), 2011<br />
<strong>Venue:</strong> Shirokanedai Children's Hall, Minato-ku</p>

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Workshop "Let's Take a Look at Radiation around Us" - Suginami Science Museum - [May 7 (Sat.)]

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center.
Date: May 7 (Sat.), 2011
Venue: Suginami Science Museum

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Workshop "Let's Take a Look at Radiation around Us" - Chiyoda Public Library - [May 5 (Thu./Holiday)]要申込

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center.
Date: May 5 (Thu./Holiday)
Venue: Chiyoda Public Library

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Workshop "Let's Take a Look at Radiation around Us"- Tsukuba Expo Center - [May 3 (Tue./Holiday)]要申込

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center.
Date: May 3 (Tue./Holiday)
Venue: Tsukuba Expo Center

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Workshop "ABC's of Radiation: What You Should Know Now" - Tsukuba Expo Center - [May 2 (Mon.)]要申込

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center.
Date: May 2 (Mon.), 2011 13:00 - 14:00
Venue: 2F Exhibition Hall "Forest of Creation 'Wonder Lab'," Tsukuba Expo Center

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Workshop "Let's Take a Look at Radiation around Us" - Tsukuba Expo Center - [April 23 (Sat.)]

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, we come across the word "radiation" quite often on television or in the newspaper. It is important to gain correct knowledge of radiation in our daily lives. A workshop intended for participants to deepen their basic understanding of radiation will be held at the Tsukuba Expo Center.
Date: April 23 (Sat.), 2011 11:00 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:30
Venue: 2F Exhibition Hall "Forest of Creation 'Wonder Lab'," Tsukuba Expo Center

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Learning Support for Disaster Victims "Experiment Class (Robot Sensorial Course)" - Tokyo Big Sight要申込

This is an experiment class on robots that will be held as part of learning support for disaster victims.
Date: April 16 (Sat.), 2011 10:00 - 12:00
Venue: West 2 Business Meeting Room, 2F West Exhibition Hall, Tokyo Big Sight

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Mirai (Future) Design Conferences [2] Social Design Seen from the Perspective of Brain Science Third Conference "How Far Will Humans and Machines Be Connected?"要申込

As research on BMI (Brain Machine Interface), a technology that connects the brain and machines, is advanced, the way to apply this technology to society is being sought. The conference offers an opportunity for visitors to think about how the advancement of research on BMI will change society together with researchers.
Date: February 13 (Sun.), 2011 15:00 - 16:30 (Desk opens at 14:45)
Venue: 3F Science Library, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Message from the Nobel Prize Winning Scientist in Chemistry - Dr. Hideki Shirakawa and the Science Workshop - "Let's Make Conductive Plastics!" FY 2010 (9th session) 要申込

Why don't you come and experiment with the Nobel Prize winning scientist in chemistry Dr. Shirakawa? Let's make conductive plastics and explore the world of researchers!
Date: February 12 (Sat.), 2011 13:00 - 16:30
Venue: 3F Science Workshop, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Mirai (Future) Design Conferences [2] Social Design Seen from the Perspective of Brain Science (total of 3 conferences) Second Conference "Sea of Subconsciousness Hidden in Communication"要申込

The subconscious mind, which remains a mystery, is deeply related to our daily lives. The conference offers an opportunity for visitors to think about the impact of the advancement of research on the subconscious mind on society together with researchers.
Date: January 29 (Sat.), 2011 15:00 - 16:30 (Desk opens at 14:45)
Venue: 3F Science Library, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Message from the Nobel Prize Winning Scientist in Chemistry - Dr. Hideki Shirakawa and the Science Workshop - "Let's Make Conductive Plastics!" FY 2010 (8th session)要申込

Why don't you come and experiment with the Nobel Prize winning scientist in chemistry Dr. Shirakawa? Let's make conductive plastics and explore the world of researchers!
Date: January 16 (Sun.), 2011 13:00 - 16:30
Venue: 3F Science Workshop, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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Experiment Stalls (Electromagnetic Course, 2011)

Experiment stalls are experiment classes planned and developed by volunteers so that visitors can enjoy a variety of experiments. Advanced reservations are not necessary, so feel free to come in.
Date: July 24 (Sun.), 2011 10:30 - 16:30
Venue: 3F Science Workshop, National Museum of Emerging Science and Technology

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