PacSci Blog is where you can discover stories from Pacific Science Center. Learn what’s happening under the arches and beyond.
Local artist Ted Youngs explains his latest art installation which focuses on a growing concern each summer – wildfires and smoke.read more
The latest shipment of new residents to our Tropical Butterfly House includes some of our favorites and always a Guest favorite – Monarchs.read more
The new exhibit and related art installation aim to bring awareness to the increased presence of wildfires and smoke in the Pacific Northwest.read more
PacSci’s newest exhibit (opens June 15, 2019) is all about a natural phenomenon that affects us all and is a growing concern each summer: wildfires.read more
PacSci teams up with a local artist to help prepare for a troublesome new summer tradition: The Season of Smoke. It’s all part of our new Wildfire exhibit.read more
This week’s pupae shipment from Suriname contains two chrysalises that remind us of gold earrings.read more
This summer, PacSci is proud to offer a variety of programs throughout the community, designed to engage children of all ages during summer break.read more
Our latest science word puzzle has us breathing a sigh of relief. Can you solve the “Doomsday – NOT” edition of PacSci-Doku?read more
Our latest arrivals to the Tropical Butterfly House come from Malaysia and include one of our favorites known as The Cruiser.read more
Learn about Pacific Science Center’s venerable Science On Wheels program and how it can help take your school or community event to the next level.read more
The latest arrivals to our Tropical Butterfly House come from El Salvador, including some ‘pipevine swallowtails’ named for the plants they need.read more
Get ready to blast off with science as Pacific Science Center spends an entire day launching rockets. Mark your calendar for Rocket Launch Day July 16.read more
Let's discuss the genus Siproeta. Pacific Science Center is getting two of the three species from the genus, in our Costa Rica pupae shipment: S. stelenes (Malachite) and S. epaphus (Rusty-tipped Page). Their pupae are nearly identical – in fact, so similar that we...read more
In this PacSci Podcast we learn that humans share something with all other living things and that motherhood is important, no matter your species.read more
Mother’s Day is here. Visit our Living Exhibits to discover unique examples of motherhood that you won’t find anywhere else.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.
It’s time to celebrate the life of a remarkable reptile who touched the lives of so many.
Our latest science word puzzle is clean and refreshing. Can you solve the “Antibacterial Guru” edition of PacSci-Doku?
With this week’s shipment of new arrivals to our Tropical Butterfly House, week we would like to celebrate Euides isabella, or Isabella longwing.
Take a selfie on the moon, visit with penguins, and more during our newest virtual reality experiences. PacSci’s offerings are changing this summer.
The latest arrivals to our Tropical Butterfly House come from Suriname and feature a huge new crop of Caligo memnon, the giant Owl Butterfly.