Fresh Sheet – June 23, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   Observe Vindula dejone (The Cruiser). This butterfly has very striking sexual dimorphism. It would be easy to think that the orange male and the larger, brown and white female were two different species. Their behavior is different too. Male...

PacSci Podcast: New Movie Star Is Quite Old

PacSci Perspectives   A new documentary just had its world premiere at Pacific Science Center. The Trolley comes from famed documentary filmmaker Stephen Low whose latest work is already getting people to talk about one of today’s most important issues,...

2,300-Year-Old Tech Used To Create New Laser Beam

PacSci Perspectives   One thing we love at Pacific Science Center is explaining basic scientific principles in ways everyone can understand. A good example is our outdoor Archimedes Screw that explains one of humankind’s first water pumps. Now, scientists in...

PacSci Podcast: Exciting New Program Is Free

PacSci Perspectives   Our newest program at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue has a less than exciting name, but the program itself is awesome…and it’s FREE! Learn more about Community Partners then let us know if we can help with...

Fresh Sheet – June 16, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   After posting the weekly Fresh Sheet, we are often asked, “When will the butterflies emerge from their chrysalides to fly around our Tropical Butterfly House?” The answer can be highly variable. Most of the butterflies listed below...

“Sea Urchins See With Their Feet”

PacSci Perspectives   We here at Pacific Science Center love a good headline. When they grab your attention and happen to involve some of our resident creatures, it’s even better. This is one of those. This one comes from Lund University in Sweden by way...
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