Science and a Movie: The Theory of Everything – May 15

Pacific Science Center and Central Cinema team up for another round of Science and a Movie. This time, molecular/cellular biologist Laura Taylor discusses “Worms with Dementia: Using nematodes to study ALS” including explaining how her lab utilizes a microscopic worm model to study ALS disease progression. Then, we’ll be showing the Oscar winning biopic The Theory of Everything, exploring the life of Stephen Hawking.

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Science and a Movie: The Theory of Everything – May 14

Pacific Science Center and Central Cinema team up for another round of Science and a Movie. This time, molecular/cellular biologist Laura Taylor discusses “Worms with Dementia: Using nematodes to study ALS” including explaining how her lab utilizes a microscopic worm model to study ALS disease progression. Then, we’ll be showing the Oscar winning biopic The Theory of Everything, exploring the life of Stephen Hawking.

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Sustainable Scoops: An Evening with Molly Moon’s

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What happens when you bring together great culinary minds and mix their expertise in pastry with locally-sourced, organic ingredients? Molly Moon’s! Not only does Molly Moon’s prepare signature delicious homemade ice cream, but it also supports sustainable business and farming practices in the community. Join Molly Moon Neitzel, CEO of Molly Moon’s, and Heather Hodge, Head Chef and Culinary Manager, for an evening on ‘Sustainable Scoops,’ how to partner with local organic farm incubators like Viva Farms, and how to transform them into delectable pieces of work through food science. This event will include dessert-making demonstrations, ice cream samples and a Q&A session!

This event is a part of our on going Science in the City lecture series. Tickets are $5 or FREE for our Members. | North Entrance | Doors at 6:40 p.m., event starts at 7 p.m.

Brave New Arctic

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Join author of Brave New Arctic, Mark Serreze, as he recounts his first visit to the Arctic in 1982 before the North underwent dramatic environmental changes. Serreze, along with other climatologists, embarked on a three-decade-long journey unearthing the mystery of the disappearing “Arctic of old.” In this lecture, he covers the debates that eventually gave way to an eye-opening warning of what the future of the Arctic and the broader global climate may hold.

This event is part of our on going Science in the City lecture series. Tickets are $5 or FREE for our Members. | North Entrance | Doors at 6:40 p.m., event starts at 7 p.m.

Meet A Scientist – Saturday, April 28, 2018

Discover current research from leading local organizations and the scientists themselves at Meet a Scientist. Meet a Scientist features local scientists who share their work with you through hands-on activities and conversation. For all ages.

Saturday, April 28, 2018 – 1-4 p.m.

In the Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery:

Dr. Jessica Fagerstrom
Northwest Medical Physics Center
“Bananas, Superheroes, and Radiation!”
You might know that superheroes like Spider-Man, the Hulk, and the Fantastic Four got their powers from radiation, but what exactly is radiation and why does it matter to us in everyday life? At this activity station, we’ll learn how radiation can be a tool to help keep us safe and healthy.

Dr. Ruth Thomas
University of Washington Department of Genome Sciences
“Making and Remaking: How Cells Keep Working”
Explore the ways the cell takes care of broken proteins by fixing them or recycling them into new proteins

Dr. Nancy Hom
University of Washington Department of Medicinal Chemistry
“Influenza and Its Many Hosts”
Guests will build a model flu virus and then toss their flu virus at different model hosts to learn how the flu infects different animals.

Dr. Jodi Downs
University of Washington, Bothell
“Hormone Actions and the Brain”
Learn what hormones are, how they work and how our brains are involved in hormone signaling!

 

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