Giving Back

GSD-developed technology encourages learning and discovery for a science-literate society

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150 Science on a Sphere® systems have been installed around the world.

  • 37 million people see Science on a Sphere® each year
  • Hundreds of datasets to illustrate science including flood impacts, tsunamis, El Nino
  • 82% of visitors stated that seeing datasets on the sphere changed how they understood information
  • A flat-screen version called SOS Explorer makes Science on a Sphere® more accessible, portable, and interactive