NOAA Science on a Sphere

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The 3-D display system illuminates awe-inspiring animations of planet Earth and is used by educators, curators and scientists alike to explore global environmental data, such as swirling hurricanes, clouds and ocean currents.


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1315 East-West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD
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Rated 5 by Listen_to_the_Greate

January 31, 2021


Informative and Educational

Great history of NOAA, talks about awesome discoveries, and highlights the great work that NOAA Employees do for everyone well being.

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Rated 4 by b-n-wm-n

July 18, 2019


Worthy stop and hidden gem

Not necessarily worth traveling to see this exclusively but so many people have reason to be near the transit center (which is right across the street) that it is a no-brainer for a stop if you are...

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Rated 3 by Prawet J

August 21, 2017

Prawet J

Nice place to learn about NOAA

If you are in the area (getting on or getting off from the Metro) and can spare a few minutes of your time. A one room exhibit, is a good place to learn about earth and atmosphere and the works of...

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