PacSci Blog is where you can discover stories from Pacific Science Center. Learn what’s happening under the arches and beyond.
There’s something new inside PacSci’s Building 4. It’s an interactive sculpture that combines visual components with sound in surprising ways.
A new augmented reality exhibition is a thought experiment about evolution that introduces our guests to some amazing creatures.
Our latest science word puzzle takes us deep inside a neighboring planet. Can you solve the “Revealing Mars’ Innards” edition of PacSci-Doku?
PacSci’s laser dome lights up December with extra shows to brighten your holidays and new this year: Artist Choice Laser Performances every Saturday night.
Our latest science word puzzle is a marvel of modern engineering. Can you solve the “Futuristic Home” edition of PacSci-Doku?
The 2019 holiday season is here and once again this year, PacSci is going all out with a very special light art installation.
Our latest science word puzzle is sweet and green. Can you solve the “Green Airline Food Service” edition of PacSci-Doku?
This week’s list of new arrivals to our Tropical Butterfly House includes an explanation of one of the butterflies’ favorite activities: puddling.
Twenty newly discovered moons makes Saturn the new king of moons in our solar system, and their discovery may mean much more.
In this week’s shipment of butterfly pupae from Malaysia we are featuring Parthenos sylvia (The Clipper), a hardy, swift-flying species.
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.
This week’s pupae are from a Salvadorian vendor that we are currently featuring on the walls right outside our Tropical Butterfly House.
Our latest science word puzzle is both yummy and yucky at the same time. Can you solve the “Wonderful Together, Terrible Apart” edition of PacSci-Doku?
Do you love beer? Do you know what goes into making this beloved beverage? It turns out there’s a whole lot more science involved than you might think.
In this week’s list of the new arrivals to our Tropical Butterfly House, we are highlighting Battus polydamus, the Gold Rim Swallowtail.
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.
Read and interview with Diana Birkett Rakow about the importance of science, education, community, and inclusion in the workplace and learning environments.
In this week’s pupae from El Salvador, we are really excited to see a handful of Heliconius charitonius, the Zebra Longwing.
Veteran meteorologist Jeff Renner explains the difference between weather and climate and just why changes in the latter are critical to all of us.
The octopus is the focus of a lot of research, but not in the way you might expect. Turns out they may help us with problems on this planet and elsewhere.
Meet a member of our Board of Directors, a woman with a love of education who wants everyone to know the many accomplishments of women and people of color.