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Tsunami

It's constantly transmitting

A wave is energy being moved from place to place through a medium such as air or water. Discover the power and motion of waves and their fundamental properties. You can design your own wave by choosing variables like wavelength and amplitude, and then launch it down the length of a 30-foot wave tank. Generate waves in round ripple tanks to watch them interact with objects or other waves. Stand below a 20-foot-tall rope that oscillates as you vary the amplitude and frequency to produce a striking, interactive light sculpture, revealing the art within waves.

Featured Exhibits

Discover the power and motion of waves by unleashing your own tsunami.

Watch from above or below as shadows show you the motion of waves.

Control and change the form of this dynamic live wave sculpture.