Surgery Without Stitches: Interventional Radiology (IR)

PacSci Perspectives   Fifty years ago, radiologists learned to diagnose many medical conditions by injecting dye into a patient’s bloodstream and using X-rays to pinpoint the problem. Then pioneering radiologist Charles Dotter asked, “If we can find it,...

To Dream Big, Go Small: Avery Bang’s Simple Genius

PacSci Perspectives Some of the greatest works of engineering are simple. Meet Avery Bang, an engineer building bridges across the world. Though offered a better paying, more prestigious job, she chose to go abroad and create sustainable, simple bridges that offer...

Engineer Your Future: An Interview With Dr. Menzer Pehlivan

PacSci Perspectives   Meet Dr. Menzer Pehlivan, a specialist in geotechnical engineering at CH2M in Bellevue who works to develop earthquake-safe buildings and one of the engineers featured in the upcoming IMAX documentary, Dream Big 3D. Dr. Pehlivan was inspired to...

Who Are The Terracotta Warriors?

PacSci Perspectives   On April 8, 2017, Pacific Science Center welcomes a selection of the Terracotta Army to Seattle. But who were the Terracotta Warriors? Many know they were Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s army for the afterlife, buried in Xi’an China in the...

Play, It’s Important For Everyone

PacSci Perspectives Play is something generally defined pure recreation, and not serious or particularly beneficial (especially for adults). Meet Dr. George Demiris, whose work explores the benefits of play in senior citizens, particularly those experiencing...
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