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Fresh Sheet – October 19, 2019

This week’s list of new arrivals to our Tropical Butterfly House includes an explanation of one of the butterflies’ favorite activities: puddling.

Saturn: Number One In Moons

Twenty newly discovered moons makes Saturn the new king of moons in our solar system, and their discovery may mean much more.

Fresh Sheet – October 12, 2019

In this week’s shipment of butterfly pupae from Malaysia we are featuring Parthenos sylvia (The Clipper), a hardy, swift-flying species.

PacSci Podcast: Shakespeare and Science

In this PacsSci Podcast we look at an event coming up just before Halloween that focuses on an infamous story and examines it from a scientific perspective.

Scientist Becomes Ambassador

by | Sep 19, 2019

Jessica Fagerstrom, Ph.D., DABR

Pacific Science Center is very happy to announce that one of our Science Communication Fellows has been selected as an AAAS – The American Association for the Advancement of Science IF/THEN Ambassador.

Jessica Fagerstrom, Ph.D., DABR joined our Science Communication Fellowship program in 2017 and is an active participant and presenter at PacSci. She can often be seen at one of our Meet a Scientist events.

“This national initiative furthers women in STEM by empowering current innovators and inspiring the next generation of pioneers,” she said. “I’m excited to be the medical physicist representative of the 125 chosen ambassadors.”

Commitment To GWIS

Pacific Science Center is committed to empowering Girls and Women in STEM. We encourage you to listen to what this new ambassador has to say in the PacSci Podcast embedded below. Then use the resources here to learn more about this important work.

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