The Art of Poop

PacSci Blog Search for: Recent Stories The Art of Poop A member of our staff has found some beautiful art in a most unexpected place - butterfly poop. Fresh Sheet – September 7, 2019 The latest shipment of new arrivals to our Tropical Butterfly House contains...

So, Why Do Some Animals Change?

PacSci Perspectives The New York Times has published a story about new research into a subject near and dear to fans of Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House: metamorphosis.Scientists have known about metamorphosis for a long time — caterpillars turn into...

PacSci Podcast: Celebrating Butterflies and Curiosity

PacSci Perspectives   Here it is, December 2018 which marks 20 years of our famous Tropical Butterfly House. We’re celebrating by sparking even more curiosity. Listen to the quick PacSci Podcast below, then make plans to stop by for a bit of the tropics during...

PacSci Podcast: Something New In the Butterfly House

PacSci Perspectives   Pacific Science Center’s famous Tropical Butterfly House has reopened after a 5-day closure. Along with the annual deep cleaning of the space and some maintenance issues, our entrance and exit are brand new as are all the signs throughout....

More than one way to “see” the Tropical Butterfly House

PacSci Perspectives   The Tropical Butterfly House has been a staple of the Science Center and a guest-favorite for nearly 20 years. Guests get to experience warm, tropical climates all year long while watching hundreds of butterflies from around the world flutter...