Dispatches From the Field
AAAS 2000 Annual Meeting

Every year, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) gathers together an international assortment of scientists, educators, and journalists to discuss the hottest topics in science, technology and society. With more than 140 multidisciplinary sessions featuring 600 speakers, this year's meeting in Washington D.C. focusses on "Science In An Uncertain Millenium." The multimedia team from the Exploratorium gives you a behind-the-scenes glimpse of this gigantic meeting.


Check out our Dispatches from the AAAS 2001 Conference!

Behind The Scenes

Tell Us Where To Go

Inside "Science Friday"

Meeting Scramble

A Day in the Life

Exhibition Goodies

Chocolate Mystified

Session Withdrawn

Madeleine K. Albright


AAAS Sign Washington D.C., February 18, 2000 - Entering the Science Mosh Pit

It's day one of the conference and I've already spotted a famous scientist ...

Eclipse Picture Washington D.C., February 19, 2000 - No Degree Required

From astronomy to bird tracking, amateurs can be a scientist's best friend.

Numbered head Washington D.C., February 19, 2000 - Movies Made With Math

Find out how the "Toy Story" creators turn numbers into characters.

Cat Washington D.C., February 20, 2000 - Improbable Science Humor

A silly session brings hilarity and humility to the meeting.

Claw Flute Washington D.C., February 21, 2000 - Music of the Neaderthals

Bones and claws bring sounds of the past alive.

Steven J. Gould Washington D.C., February 18, 2000 - The Science and Celebrity of Baseball

Steven J. Gould discusses the science of baseball.

Empty Room Washington D.C., February 21, 2000 - Notes from the Meeting

A roundup of a few of the interesting sessions.

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