PacSci Perspectives

PacSci Perspectives

PacSci Perspectives is where you can discover stories from Pacific Science Center. Learn about what’s happening under the arches and beyond.

Artful Spaces

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.

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Fresh Sheet – September 22, 2018

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...

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Preschool Programming at PacSci

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.

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Equinoxes, Solstices and the Changing of the Seasons

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!

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PacSci Perspectives

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.

Fresh Sheet – November 17, 2018

Fresh Sheet – November 17, 2018

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"...

 

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