Equinoxes, Solstices and the Changing of the Seasons

PacSci Perspectives Saturday, September 22 at 6:54 pm is the date and time of the Fall Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere (Spring Equinox in the Southern). It marks the transition from summer into autumn and the changing of the seasons. Let’s pause for a moment to...

PacSci-Doku: “Green Building Blocks”

Pacific Science Center Bringing science to life.   PacSci-Doku: “Green Building Blocks” By Dennis Schatz – Senior Advisor Do you Sudoku? It’s one of the hottest number games around! Well, here’s a twist we think you’ll love. We call...

More than one way to “see” the Tropical Butterfly House

PacSci Perspectives   The Tropical Butterfly House has been a staple of the Science Center and a guest-favorite for nearly 20 years. Guests get to experience warm, tropical climates all year long while watching hundreds of butterflies from around the world flutter...

Fresh Sheet – August 25, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   One of the butterflies in our shipment this week from Suriname is the Dryas julia (Julia longwing). This species has a long life, and the males have a high need for supplemental minerals in order to remain reproductively fit as they age. They are...

Science in the City: Not Your Typical Lecture Series

PacSci Perspectives   Science in the City: Not Your Typical Lecture Series by Rekha Olsen | August 24, 2018 Science in the City is a weekly lecture series put on by Pacific Science Center in our PACCAR IMAX® Theater regularly on Tuesday evenings. The lectures cover a...

Fresh Sheet – August 18, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   Do you like to observe butterflies and want to learn more about them? Butterfly watching is a fast growing hobby and our Tropical Butterfly House is a good place to start! Here, guests can become familiar with the major butterfly families and...
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