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.

PacSci-Doku: “Mondo Predator”

PacSci-Doku: “Mondo Predator”

Our latest science word puzzle features a battle between two species, a battle that may be critical to humans. Can you solve the “Mondo Predator” edition of PacSci-Doku?

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Fresh Sheet – May 26, 2018

Fresh Sheet – May 26, 2018

This week's shipment from Malaysia contains a beautiful variety of species, including one that isn't often seen in our Tropical Butterfly House, the Malayan Leafwing butterfly, Kallima paralekta. When its wings are closed, this butterfly bears an incredible...

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Soil To Wine

Soil To Wine

How a local microbial research start-up partnered with Browne Family Vineyards in a first-of-its-kind experiment that examines the DNA of vineyard soil, known as a microbiome, to deliver important insights into the microscopic world of wine.

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PacSci Podcast: Good Dirt, Good Wine

PacSci Podcast: Good Dirt, Good Wine

The science of wine making is on display at our annual 21+ event STEM: Science Uncorked coming up June 1, 2018. This year we’ll have a local biotech firm on hand to explain the importance of good dirt in the wine making process. Fascinating and flavorful.

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The Importance Of Citizen Science

The Importance Of Citizen Science

Pacific Science Center has been a supporter of Citizen Science for decades. A new report from the University of California – Davis details the importance of Citizen Science and provides a framework for educators to make better use of it in the classroom.

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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 – May 26, 2018

Fresh Sheet – May 26, 2018

This week's shipment from Malaysia contains a beautiful variety of species, including one that isn't often seen in our Tropical Butterfly House, the Malayan Leafwing butterfly, Kallima paralekta. When its wings are closed, this butterfly bears an incredible...

Soil To Wine

Soil To Wine

How a local microbial research start-up partnered with Browne Family Vineyards in a first-of-its-kind experiment that examines the DNA of vineyard soil, known as a microbiome, to deliver important insights into the microscopic world of wine.

PacSci Podcast: Good Dirt, Good Wine

PacSci Podcast: Good Dirt, Good Wine

The science of wine making is on display at our annual 21+ event STEM: Science Uncorked coming up June 1, 2018. This year we’ll have a local biotech firm on hand to explain the importance of good dirt in the wine making process. Fascinating and flavorful.

The Importance Of Citizen Science

The Importance Of Citizen Science

Pacific Science Center has been a supporter of Citizen Science for decades. A new report from the University of California – Davis details the importance of Citizen Science and provides a framework for educators to make better use of it in the classroom.

 

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