Events & Programs

Science in the City

Join us for an evening program that celebrates the latest in scientific research and technological innovation.

Science in the City invites experts from local organizations to discuss timely topics in science and technology and how they affect our community. Each event features a presentation designed for general audiences followed by a discussion. Some events include exciting extras such as IMAX® documentary showings, planetarium demonstrations, or even hands-on activities to further explore the evening’s topic.

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Upcoming Events

 

Science of Sports and Entertainment: Acoustics at the New Arena

April 23 – Join us for the next program in our new Science in the City series as we delve into the sound and acoustic design of the New Arena at Seattle Center. Learn more

Beneath the Salish Sea - Special Screening and Discussion

April 30 – On April 30, join PacSci, SR3 and Sealife Productions for a special documentary screening and discussion of Beneath the Salish Sea, an underwater odyssey through Puget Sound. Learn more

Science and a Movie: Stargate

May 1 – Join us at Central Cinema to explore the science of the supernatural in Stargate.

Rabies in the Serengeti: The Search for Answers

May 14 – Learn how science is fighting a most lethal infectious disease that kills more than 60,000 people, mainly children, every year – rabies. Learn more

 

Partnership Series

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.

Global Health and Development Series

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

On the second Tuesday of every month, 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.

 

Currently scheduled events are listed below. Make sure to check back frequently for newly listed events. Subscribe to our email list at the bottom of this page to receive monthly event announcements and updates.

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Upcoming Events

april 2019

30apr7:00 pm9:00 pmBeneath the Salish Sea - Special Screening and DiscussionOn April 30, join PacSci, SR3 and Sealife Productions for a special documentary screening and discussion of Beneath the Salish Sea, an underwater odyssey through Puget Sound.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

may 2019

01may7:00 pm10:00 pmScience and a Movie: Stargate7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

14may7:00 pm9:00 pmRabies in the Serengeti: The Search for AnswersLearn how science is fighting a most lethal infectious disease that kills more than 60,000 people, mainly children, every year - rabies.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

16may7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Lives of Bees - Book Signing and PresentationOn May 16, Dr. Tom Seeley, Horace White Professor in Biology at Cornell University, will share what scientists are learning about the behavior, social life, and survival strategies of wild honey bees and how this information can be applied to beekeepers' hives.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Sponsored by The Seattle Times and KUOW

Science in the City is made possible with generous support from: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Intellectual Ventures, and the Southern Imagination Foundation. Additional support comes from more than 1,500 donors to the Science Center’s 2016/17 Annual Fund. 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. 

 

 

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