PacSci Podcast: Update From the South Pole

PacSci Perspectives   A few weeks back on this podcast (previous episode here) we introduced you to Graylan Vincent of Seattle, Senior Communications Technician with the U.S. Antarctic Program, which is run by the National Science Foundation, and who’s now...

PacSci Podcast: Spending The Winter ‘Down South’

PacSci Perspectives   As the Pacific Northwest’s typical dreary winter weather gets going, the thought of spending those dark months in the southern hemisphere where it’s summer might sound pretty good. But as we learn in this quick PacSci Podcast, it...

PacSci Podcast: New Planetarium Show Looks Inward

PacSci Perspectives   When you hear the word planetarium you might think of images of distant worlds. But the newest show in Pacific Science Center’s Willard Smith Planetarium does just the opposite. It looks at the closest of all worlds. Learn more in this...

Uncovering The Secrets And Behaviors Of Narwhals And Polar Bears

PacSci Perspectives   By Kristin Laidre, Ph.D., University of Washington Polar Science Center I did not set out to study whales – for most of my early life I thought I would be a ballerina. I grew up near landlocked Saratoga Springs, New York, and trained...
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