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The Importance of Space Exploration

Recent Podcasts As the world marks the 50th anniversary of a remarkable achievement in space, it's worth remembering that Pacific Science Center would not be what it is today without space exploration. https://soundcloud.com/pacsci/the-importance-of-space-exploration...

Explore New Virtual Worlds

Take a selfie on the moon, visit with penguins, and more during our newest virtual reality experiences. PacSci’s offerings are changing this summer.

PacSci Podcast: Live Long and Evolve

by | Jun 28, 2019

Have you ever wondered why alien life in the Star Trek multiverse resembles us Earthlings so closely? Listen to this interview with Dr. Mohamed Noor, long-time Trek fan and professor of Biology and Dean of Natural Sciences at Duke University.

Then explore the possibility of humanoid or other life on alien planets with Dr. Noor at Science in the City on July 29. 2019 at 7 p.m. Drawing on scenes from Star Trek as well as principles of evolution, Dr. Noor will evaluate hypotheses for why so many humanoids exist in the popular and long-running science fiction franchise.

Learn more about Science in the City: Star Trek and the Science of Human(oid) Evolution.

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