PacSci Blog

PacSci Blog

PacSci Blog is where you can discover stories from Pacific Science Center. Learn what’s happening under the arches and beyond.

Sleep Myths Busted

New research shows long held beliefs about sleep may be damaging our health, our mood, and may be shortening our lives.

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Assassins in The Springtime

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.

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Fresh Sheet – April 13, 2019

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...

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Thank You, Volunteers

It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re celebrating the hundreds of volunteers who are indispensable in all that we do.

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A Million Ways to Reproduce

Scientists think stick insects sometimes spread their eggs through birds that eat them. They spread them as they do seeds – through their digestive system.

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So, Why Do Some Animals Change?

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...

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PacSci Perspectives

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.

Myriad Mothers

Myriad Mothers

Mother’s Day is here. Visit our Living Exhibits to discover unique examples of motherhood that you won’t find anywhere else.

 

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