Under The Surface: The Story Of Microbes

PacSci Perspectives How important are the creatures we can’t see? Microbes (or microorganisms) make up an essential part of our ecosystem. Rachel Spietz, an oceanographer and graduate student at the University of Washington, studies these too-small-to-see (but...

Scary Scents: A Gutsy DIY

PacSci Perspectives Join Us For A Fun Halloween Enjoy a frightfully fun party featuring performances by Caspar Babypants this Halloween at Pacific Science Center during Tricks, Treats & Science Feats! Smells are like ghosts. Even though you can’t see them,...

Science in the City: Art + Science

PacSci Perspectives “Art and science are more similar then they are different,” according to Dr. Greg Dunn. Kids are taught, from a young age, that being able to draw or paint (technique) is what makes a good artist; but being successful also requires a...

Volunteer Spotlight: Judith Vissel

PacSci Perspectives Volunteering at Pacific Science center is both a unique opportunity and an integral part to operations at Pacific Science Center. We had a chat with, Judith Vissel, a college student working to become a nuclear physicist, to learn what makes...

Zika: A Live Case Study

PacSci Perspectives Learn about the history and evolution of the world’s current mysterious health issue. It is easy for frightening diseases to feel far away, but one has begun to crop up on our home turf: Zika has shown up in Miami. A mosquito-borne disease...
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