Events & Programs

Science in the City

From the comfort of your living room, virtual Science in the City connects you with experts in our community to explore the latest in science and technology. Programs are designed for general audiences and time for Q&A is a standing feature. What are you curious about?

Check out upcoming 2021 virtual Science in the City events in our calendar listing or watch a previous talk on YouTube. For monthly event announcements and updates, subscribe to the e-Newsletter below.

Upcoming Science In The City

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Science in the City is on YouTube

Watch selected Science in the City talks on YouTube. Learn about fascinating topics, then make sure to keep the discussions going with friends, family and on social media. 

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Partnership Series

Global Health and Development Series

In partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Washington Global Health Alliance

This series features a a scientist or researcher who is working on scalable solutions to address global health problems. All Global Health and Development lectures are free and have drinks available for purchase. Our key partners in this series are the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Washington Global Health Alliance.

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The Science of Sports & Entertainment Series

In partnership with NHL Seattle & the Oak View Group

Sports, entertainment and science are coming together in a way never before seen in Seattle. Join us as we launch a new series, bringing together three powerhouses of innovation: NHL Seattle, Oak View Group and Pacific Science Center. In the coming months, we’ll explore the surprising and inspiring role science plays in the world of sports and entertainment, from geometry’s impact on the way a hockey puck moves across the ice and into the net, to the way physics shapes the path sounds take from the stage to the listener’s ear during a concert. Learn more


Sponsored by The Seattle Times and KUOW

Science in the City is made possible with generous support from Jeff and Carmen Barr. Additional support comes from more than 2,500 individuals, companies, and foundations that donate to Pacific Science Center each year. Click here to learn more about ways you can support Science in the City and Pacific Science Center.

Speakers and topics subject to change without notice. 


Commitment to Anti-Racism

Pacific Science Center stands with those who are courageously fighting against hate, racism, and injustice. We recognize that not being racist is not sufficient. We must be actively anti-racist, and we commit to doing so. We prioritize inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in everything we do. Curiosity and critical thinking are essential to the dialogue and changes that need to happen. Learn more