Total Solar Eclipse: What You Need To Know And How You Can View It

PacSci Perspectives   On August 21, 2017, people across the United States will be able to witness a truly astounding celestial event: a total eclipse of the Sun. The path of the eclipse will traverse the country starting at the Oregon coast and extending to the coast...

Engineering T Cells To Kill Cancer

PacSci Perspectives   “I’m so, so sorry. The results are back, and we’re going to need you to come in so we can discuss your options,” the woman on the phone said to me. Everything became fuzzy. My eyes filled with tears. My knees gave out. I...

A Learning Experiment

PacSci Perspectives Pacific Science Center’s Tinker Tank is one of our most popular attractions. Our guests just love to come in and build all sorts of stuff. Rube Goldberg-style creations, air-powered rockets, small creations that fly in our vertical wind...

Learn To Code With Tech Creations

PacSci Perspectives Learn to code. You hear all sorts of people talking about the importance of teaching young and old alike how to write computer code, but how do you get started? We have a program that does just that. It’s called Tech Creations and it’s...

Neuron-Powered Navigation: How Spatial Memory Helps Guide Us

PacSci Perspectives Many of our memories revolve around important events that occurred at particular times and places. Such memories are recalled later to guide our decisions as we navigate familiar environments, or they can be used to help us make our best guess...
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