PacSci Blog is where you can discover stories from Pacific Science Center. Learn what’s happening under the arches and beyond.
More than 750 local business, civic, educational and philanthropic leaders will gather on April 24 in support of providing access to hands-on STEM programs.read more
Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 1, 2019 as Pacific Science Center hosts an event that takes science to new heights: Drone Day.read more
New research shows long held beliefs about sleep may be damaging our health, our mood, and may be shortening our lives.read more
The ‘white-eyed assassin’ sounds like a character you’d encounter in a cloak-and-dagger TV drama or videogame. In actuality, it’s one of our resident bugs.read more
In this week's pupae shipment from Costa Rica, we are getting a small number of Rothschildia lebeau (Lebeau's Rothschildia), a small but stunning silk moth with large transparent sections of its wing. The name silk moth is a little confusing. There are domestic...read more
Get set for a summer of discovery as we explore the flora, fauna and history of our area in one of the best urban nature parks on the planet.read more
Spring and summer are here and that means it’s time to get outdoors and explore our world, especially local beaches at super low tides.read more
This week’s list of new residents to our Tropical Butterfly House features Biblis hyperia, commonly known as the Red Rim.read more
It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re celebrating the hundreds of volunteers who are indispensable in all that we do.read more
Scientists think stick insects sometimes spread their eggs through birds that eat them. They spread them as they do seeds – through their digestive system.read more
This week shipment of new arrivals to our Tropical Butterfly House comes from Malaysia and includes one species that has baffled our staff for a long time.read more
On April 16, Pacific Science Center invites you to spend the evening with us to learn from local historians who do most of their work under water.read more
NPR talks with the director of the new movie Superpower Dogs and learns what it’s like to tell a story when you have no idea how the story turns out.read more
Butterflies may take center stage at PacSci, but we also host other spectacular insects, including some with peculiar eating habits.read more
The New York Times has published a story about new research into a subject near and dear to fans of Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House: metamorphosis.Scientists have known about metamorphosis for a long time — caterpillars turn into...read more
This is Pacific Science Center’s home for news from under the arches and beyond. Find stories and ideas featuring our exhibits, IMAX theaters, events and programs that bring science to life and ignite curiosity in people of all ages. Find posts from our Wellbody Blog, an extension of Professor Wellbody’s Academy of Heatlh & Wellness, as well as our PacSci Life Blog, that follows all the happenings from our axolotls to our naked mole rats.
Mother’s Day is here. Visit our Living Exhibits to discover unique examples of motherhood that you won’t find anywhere else.
An interesting puzzle arrived with the latest shipment of residents in our Tropical Butterfly House. Learn how our Animal Caretakers solved it.
Engineering feats surround us every day, but many of us don’t understand the science involved. Learn more at PacSci’s Engineer it Weekend, May 3-5, 2019.
Our latest documentary movie focuses on a very special place in British Columbia – home to the rarest bear in the planet.
GiveBIG returns May 8 to mobilize local philanthropists and inspire people in our community to support their favorite causes, including PacSci.