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What is Reality

What is Reality is a new set of experiences that highlights immersive technologies. Discover the different approaches local scientists, engineers, and artists take to explore existential and practical questions. What is real and how do we know? What makes a fact? What constitutes proof? What tools and technologies do scientists and innovators use to answer these questions? How might technologies such as virtual and augmented reality alter our relationship with reality and with each other?

What is Reality is an opportunity to confront a broad variety of mind-bending topics alongside scientists and innovators who are shaping the future. In the coming months, expect a changing suite of highly-engaging experiences that will push and challenge our understanding of reality.

PacSci Podcast: Taking VR To The Next Level

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,...

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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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A New Building 4

In Pacific Science Center’s Upper Building 4, you can watch the world change in the blink of a T-rex eye.

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PacSci Podcast: Meet Curio Interactive

A small company is making a big impression on Pacific Science Center Guests with clever technology and a passion for connecting it to the real world. Learn more about this creative team of artists/engineers then stop by to experience their work yourself.

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What is Reality, Sponsored by: Boeing, Chevron, First Tech Federal Credit Union