What Does A Scientist Look Like?

PacSci Perspectives   My name is Kaitlyn. I like the theater and the zoo. I have a drawer full of tea in my kitchen, and I play tennis. And, oh yeah, I’m a scientist. If I’d asked you to guess what my profession was, would you have guessed what I do? (No...

Tips For Seeing Terracotta Warriors Of The First Emperor

PacSci Perspectives   Have you been wanting to see Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor, but weren’t sure when to go? Now’s your chance to see our newest exhibit in the best ways possible. We’ve gathered some tips and tricks for you to make the...

Engineering T Cells To Kill Cancer

PacSci Perspectives   “I’m so, so sorry. The results are back, and we’re going to need you to come in so we can discuss your options,” the woman on the phone said to me. Everything became fuzzy. My eyes filled with tears. My knees gave out. I...

The Interactive Terracotta Warriors

PacSci Perspectives     The terracotta warriors are a wonder — architecturally, scientifically and artistically. Those who have been to Xian say they are breathtaking just to see from a distance. But what if you could see these ancient wonders as they once were, in...

Under The Surface: The Story Of Microbes

PacSci Perspectives How important are the creatures we can’t see? Microbes (or microorganisms) make up an essential part of our ecosystem. Rachel Spietz, an oceanographer and graduate student at the University of Washington, studies these too-small-to-see (but...

Scary Scents: A Gutsy DIY

PacSci Perspectives Join Us For A Fun Halloween Enjoy a frightfully fun party featuring performances by Caspar Babypants this Halloween at Pacific Science Center during Tricks, Treats & Science Feats! Smells are like ghosts. Even though you can’t see them,...
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