2,300-Year-Old Tech Used To Create New Laser Beam

PacSci Perspectives   One thing we love at Pacific Science Center is explaining basic scientific principles in ways everyone can understand. A good example is our outdoor Archimedes Screw that explains one of humankind’s first water pumps. Now, scientists in...

From Slight To Sudden: How GPS Can Prepare You For The Next Quake

PacSci Perspectives From Slight to Sudden: How GPS Can Prepare You for the Next Quake By Shelley Olds, Education and Community Engagement Specialist, UNAVCO Imagine – the ground beneath your feet is moving, very slowly, and then quickly, the moving becomes...

The Award-Winning Wall of Failure

PacSci Perspectives   If you’ve been to Pacific Science Center recently, you may have passed through the Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery lobby and noticed the Wall of Failure. The Wall of Failure is a temporary exhibit that was designed to be a fun and...

Fresh Sheet – April 21, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   If you’ve ever stopped by our Tropical Butterfly House after we have received a shipment of pupae, you might have witnessed one of the coolest experiences in there, seeing a butterfly break out of a chrysalis to become an adult butterfly....

PacSci Podcast: The Wall of Failure

PacSci Perspectives   If you spend just about any time at all on the ol’ Internet you’re probably familiar with hashtags. And one of the most famous of those…maybe infamous?…is the hashtag #fail and its many associated goofy videos, images and...
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