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...

The Interactive Terracotta Warriors

PacSci Perspectives     The terracotta warriors are a wonder — architecturally, scientifically and artistically. Those who have been to Xian say they are breathtaking just to see from a distance. But what if you could see these ancient wonders as they once were, in...

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...
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