PacSci Perspectives is where you can discover stories from Pacific Science Center. Learn about what’s happening under the arches and beyond.
Discover Pacific Science Center’s Artist Living Studio space in Building 4, where four local artists are participating in our pilot Artist in Residence program.read more
Our weekly listing of new arrivals to the Tropical Butterfly House includes an update on The Living Wall inside.read more
Meet Melissa MacEwen, a fascinating woman who’s crafted part of an exhibit devoted to decomposition now on display at Pacific Science Center.read more
Our Discovery Corps is now recruiting for our next class. Learn more about this teen program that has helped so many students over the years.read more
Pacific Science Center’s latest science word puzzle is full of potential and mystery. Can you solve the “Alien Life” edition of PacSci-Doku?read more
This week we received a big batch of Battus polydamus, the Gold Rim or Tailless Swallowtail from Suriname. These butterflies are part of a group of swallowtails that eat Aristolochia or Pipevine as caterpillars. They sequester noxious chemicals from the plant in their...read more
Pacific Science Center’s famous Tropical Butterfly House has reopened after a 5-day closure. Learn what’s new in this PacSci Podcast, then stop by for your own tropical experience.read more
Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House has reopened after our annual closure/renovation. Here’s a list of our newest residents.read more
The leaves are changing color, our famous rain is coming back, and kids are back in school: fall is in the air. But with the older kids back in school, what’s there to do for the younger ones? Luckily, your youngest scientists can be engaged all day with a visit to PacSci.read more
Our Tropical Butterfly House is closed Sept. 10-14. This week’s shipment of pupae will be on display when we reopen Sept. 15.read more
Pacific Science Center is excited to welcome our next What Is Reality startup-in-residence: Curio Interactive.read more
A very special event happens at Pacific Science Center next week. It’s a global conference, symposium and convention for a fascinating group of people.read more
While many guests think of our planetarium solely as a means for world-class space education, it is actually a perfect tool to tell impactful stories about our home, planet Earth. Get the story behind our newest planetarium show Earth: Pole to Pole, written and developed by our very own staff and Science Communication Fellows.read more
The end of September marks the changing of the seasons and the beginning of fall. As the trees change colors and the weather gets a little cooler, let us stop and consider what causes the seasons to change on earth. It may not be what you think!read more
Our latest science word puzzle is fun and practical. Can you solve the “Green Building Blocks” edition of PacSci-Doku?read more
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.
Pacific Science Center now has on display a small rock. While it's not very big, its story is huge. This little rock has never before been seen in public though it has been discussed endlessly on the Internet and elsewhere. What is called the Coso Artifact is now part...
Among the newest residents in our Tropical Butterfly House is a seldom seen variety of one of our most familiar species. Attention Blue Morpho fans.
Pacific Science Center’s access to science pipeline expands to reach more than 125,000 students leveraging local corporate philanthropy.
In recent months, Pacific Science Center has been focused on what we call our What Is Reality effort...a new set of experiences that highlight immersive technologies...that's virtual reality, augmented reality, and so on. We've teamed up with local startups,...
In this week's shipment, we have a nice crop of the Julia Longwing butterfly, one that seems to have gotten its common name from a typo. Sometimes we may see this butterfly listed by the Latin name Dryas julia, but actually its name is Dryas iulia. The "I" and "J"...