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,...

Science in the City: Art + Science

PacSci Perspectives “Art and science are more similar then they are different,” according to Dr. Greg Dunn. Kids are taught, from a young age, that being able to draw or paint (technique) is what makes a good artist; but being successful also requires a...

Once in a Blue Moon? No, once in a Black Moon? No, wait, what?

PacSci Perspectives Your news feeds are probably filled with stories about a Black Moon rising tonight. What is a Black Moon anyway? Well simply put it was decided (by whoever decides these things) to call the second New Moon in any given month a Black Moon, the same...

Zika: A Live Case Study

PacSci Perspectives Learn about the history and evolution of the world’s current mysterious health issue. It is easy for frightening diseases to feel far away, but one has begun to crop up on our home turf: Zika has shown up in Miami. A mosquito-borne disease...

Neuron-Powered Navigation: How Spatial Memory Helps Guide Us

PacSci Perspectives Many of our memories revolve around important events that occurred at particular times and places. Such memories are recalled later to guide our decisions as we navigate familiar environments, or they can be used to help us make our best guess...
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