PacSci Podcast: Celebrating Butterflies and Curiosity

PacSci Perspectives   Here it is, December 2018 which marks 20 years of our famous Tropical Butterfly House. We’re celebrating by sparking even more curiosity. Listen to the quick PacSci Podcast below, then make plans to stop by for a bit of the tropics during...

PacSci Podcast: Meet CRISPR, Again

PacSci Perspectives   A recent news item has reignited the debate over the gene editing technology known as CRISPR. Will it lead to designer babies, bizarre laboratory experiments, or other ghastly sci-fi scenarios? One thing’s for certain: genetic manipulation...

PacSci Podcast: A Cold Turtle Odyssey

PacSci Perspectives   An important documentary movie is now showing at Pacific Science Center. It’s called Turtle Odyssey 3D and it tells the story of a baby sea turtle named Bunji. It follows this little creature through a thousand mile journey, documenting the...

PacSci Podcast: Update From the South Pole

PacSci Perspectives   A few weeks back on this podcast (previous episode here) we introduced you to Graylan Vincent of Seattle, Senior Communications Technician with the U.S. Antarctic Program, which is run by the National Science Foundation, and who’s now...

PacSci Podcast: One Great Thinker Is Coming To Seattle

PacSci Perspectives   Noted astrophysicist, author, NPR commentator, New York Times contributor and all around deep thinker Adam Frank returns to Seattle this month. And for those not familiar with this man, we invite you to listen to this quick PacSci Podcast then...

Coso Artifact: Small Rock With A Reputation, Part of Larger Story

PacSci Perspectives   Pacific Science Center now has on display a small rock. While it’s not very big, its story is huge. This little rock has never before been seen in public though it has been discussed endlessly on the Internet and elsewhere. What is called...
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