PacSci Perspectives


Welcome to PacSci Perspectives – News From Pacific Science Center. This is Pacific Science Center’s home for news from under the arches and beyond. Find stories and ideas featuring our exhibits, IMAX theaters, events and programs that bring science to life and ignite curiosity in people of all ages. Find posts from our Wellbody Blog, an extension of Professor Wellbody’s Academy of Heatlh & Wellness, as well as our PacSci Life Blog, that follows all the happenings from our axolotls to our naked mole rats.

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Fresh Sheet – January 28, 2017

This week's pupae shipment includes a hefty dose of Attacus atlas (Atlas Moth). Atlas moths <Sigh>. We love them but they do take up a lot of room on the pinning board and a lot of room in our brains. They have a wide-ranging field of host plants, so much so...

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PacSci-Doku: Fewer Needles

PacSci-Doku: "Fewer Needles" By Dennis Schatz - Senior Advisor Do you Sudoku? It's one of the hottest number games around! Well, here's a twist we think you'll love. We call it PacSci-Doku. Can you guess why? Here's how it works. Instead of filling in the blanks with...

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Fresh Sheet – January 21, 2017

Here’s what’s new this week at Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House. Greta oto’s scaleless wings don’t hinder these butterflies from migrating up to 12 miles a day. See them up close in our Tropical Butterfly House.

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Fresh Sheet – January 14, 2017

We have 25 examples of our Featured Butterfly this week, Anartia amathea (Scarlet Peacock) along with 275 other new specimens now emerging at Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House.

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Naked Mole Rats Go Nationwide

Pacific Science Center sent 11 of our naked mole rats to Liberty Science Center in New Jersey to help set up a new colony there. Learn how this nationwide move was handled and how our little friends are doing on the other side of the country.

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Fresh Sheet – January 7, 2017

The first pupae shipment of 2017 brings us many different species from the swallowtail family, Papilionidae. Swallowtails include members of Graphium, Papilio, Parides, and Troides genera. The next time you visit our Tropical Butterfly House, observe swallowtail...

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