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...

Engineer Your Future: An Interview With Dr. Menzer Pehlivan

PacSci Perspectives   Meet Dr. Menzer Pehlivan, a specialist in geotechnical engineering at CH2M in Bellevue who works to develop earthquake-safe buildings and one of the engineers featured in the upcoming IMAX documentary, Dream Big 3D. Dr. Pehlivan was inspired to...

Who Are The Terracotta Warriors?

PacSci Perspectives   On April 8, 2017, Pacific Science Center welcomes a selection of the Terracotta Army to Seattle. But who were the Terracotta Warriors? Many know they were Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s army for the afterlife, buried in Xi’an China in the...

Fresh Sheet – January 14, 2017

PacSci Perspectives This week we feature a little butterfly that is reliably seen and often admired in our Tropical Butterfly House, Anartia amanthea (Scarlet Peacock). This prevalent butterfly is so small that many of the flowers in our garden are too big for the...

Play, It’s Important For Everyone

PacSci Perspectives Play is something generally defined pure recreation, and not serious or particularly beneficial (especially for adults). Meet Dr. George Demiris, whose work explores the benefits of play in senior citizens, particularly those experiencing...
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