PacSci Perspectives is where you can discover stories from Pacific Science Center. Learn about what’s happening under the arches and beyond.
The exhibits team at PacSci are finding ways to bring the awe and wonder of the Tropical Butterfly House to those with low or no vision.read more
Our weekly list of new arrivals to our Tropical Butterfly House includes a species famous for drinking ‘tears’ of turtles.read more
Pacific Science Center’s weekly Science in the City lecture series featured some unexpected guests recently at Pet College 101: From Stray to Stay.read more
Do you like to observe butterflies and want to learn more about them? Butterfly watching is a fast growing hobby and our Tropical Butterfly House is a good place to start!read more
Our makerspace, Tinker Tank, turns five years old this week and we are proud to share how much it has grown in such a short period of time. Come celebrate with us!read more
This week’s list of new arrivals at our Tropical Butterfly House includes a quick butterfly anatomy lesson. Do you know where butterflies’ ears are?read more
In Pacific Science Center’s Upper Building 4, you can watch the world change in the blink of a T-rex eye.read more
Our latest science word puzzle is huge, as these things go. Huge and powerful. Can you solve the “Mondo Battery” edition of PacSci-Doku?read more
Something new in our dinosaur exhibit. Everything you need to know to become a fossil hunter for a day, a hobby to give you knowledge to last a lifetime.read more
Our newest planetarium show looks at the closest of all worlds. And if the summer heat in our part of the world is getting you down, this show is for you.read more
This week’s pupae shipment from Costa Rica includes Anartia fatima (Banded Peacock), a species we rarely get. We’re excited to welcome a batch this week.read more
Theory 2018 was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who came out and partied under the arches with us. Please know that your ticket purchases will help fund science education across Washington state and beyond.read more
Activate your senses in Pacific Science Center’s new sensory garden. Summer’s a great time to visit our courtyard.read more
In this week’s Fresh Sheet we explain why butterflies and other pollinators may enjoy those withering blossoms on your garden plants, even if you don’t.read more
Pacific Science Center's Science in The City series will soon take up one of the world's most debated subjects: cannabis, otherwise known as marijuana. In this quick PacSci Podcast we get a sneak peek from one of the world's foremost cannabis scientists who invites...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.
We have Attacus atlas (Atlas Moth) cocoons in this week's pupae shipment from Malaysia. These large, beautiful moths can be quite easy to find resting on a tree branch during the day and they always delight our guests.Have you ever wondered why they're called "Atlas...
This New Year’s Eve we invite you to Spectra: NYE 2019, the sure way to kick off 2019. Read on for our top five reasons not to miss out.
Attention space exploration fans. Mark your calendar for Monday, November 26 as we pull out all the stops to celebrate humankind's next step....out there. Learn all about it in this quick PacSci Podcast then make plans to join us for a day of curiosity and rocket...
Our beloved boa constrictor Esteban has died after years of failing health. He made a lasting impression on tens of thousands of our guests and our staff as well.
Last week, Pacific Science Center was honored to host an esteemed panel of local experts active in the conversation around community-driven innovation and homelessness. Inspired by our latest exhibit, Block by BLOCK: Innovating From the Ground Up, our panelists...