Local Researcher Explores Trends In Historic Heat Waves

Karin Bumbaco is the Assistant State Climatologist at the Office of the Washington State Climatologist (OWSC), located at the University of Washington. OWSC is an expert source of climate and weather information for state and local decision makers as well as the...

Festival Of The Fountains: Thank You!

On Friday, July 24, we celebrated the reach of our science education programs in the community. Our deep appreciation to Gala Chair Barbara Hulit, Honorary Chair Brad Tilden, presenting sponsor RAM Mounts by NPI and our other sponsors, generous guests and tireless...

Get Ready For The Man From U.N.C.L.E.: The IMAX Experience

Henry Cavill (“Man of Steel”) stars as Napoleon Solo opposite Armie Hammer (“The Social Network”) as Illya Kuryakin in director Guy Ritchie’s action adventure “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” a fresh take on the hugely popular 1960s...

August Science Café Preview

The history and latest developments of cancer treatments, how our brains create feelings, and the neuroscience of addiction. These are the fascinating topics of our August Science Cafés. We get a preview in this PacSci Podcast....

Teens Explore Local Environmental Science

It’s not every day that teens have the opportunity to explore environmental science in a hands-on, non-traditional, out-of-school setting, middle school and high school students can do just that twice a year in two teen programs at Mercer Slough Environmental...

Grilling, Marinades & Cancer

‘Tis the season for grilling. But before you sear chicken, steaks or even salmon over the coals, read about the danger of cancer hidden in charred meats, and learn how certain marinades can mitigate risk—research conducted by 13-year-old Lauren Hodge whose work...