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Events and happenings in Pacific Science Center's community.

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Events and happenings in Pacific Science Center's community.

    Science in The City: Dangerous Products

    Science in The City: Dangerous Products

    Societal and scientific consensus says we should not fear Wi-Fi, artificial sweeteners, and fluoridated water. However, legitimately dangerous products that are flammable, toxic, radioactive and generally bad for you have been sold as safe in the past. Join Virginia Ng and David Frank as we look at products throughout history that killed, injured and poisoned, and the marketing campaigns that went along with them.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    COVID-19 Numbers: ‘Put It In Perspective’

    COVID-19 Numbers: ‘Put It In Perspective’

    In this PacSci Podcast we hear from one local health expert who cautions against watching the COVID-19 numbers too closely. Practicing good health habits is more more important. PacSci will host a special online-only event March 24, 2020 to help answer your questions.

    • 3 min
    Weather or Climate?

    Weather or Climate?

    Retired KING TV Chief Meteorologist Jeff Renner explains the difference between climate and weather and why this is such a crucial issue. He will give a presentation at PacSci's 3-day event Curiosity Expo: Climate Change coming up February 28-March 1, 2020. Hope you can join us.

    • 3 min
    Octopus Intelligence: Untangling a Distributed Brain

    Octopus Intelligence: Untangling a Distributed Brain

    In our latest PacSci Podcast we take a look at the octopus and just why scientists are so interested in them these days. These fascinating creatures may help us live longer and find life elsewhere in the universe, among other things.

    • 3 min
    A Leader 'Anchored On Education'

    A Leader 'Anchored On Education'

    Meet a member of PacSci's Board of Directors. A most talented woman with a love of education and access for all who wants everyone to know the many accomplishments of women and people of color.

    • 3 min
    Meet An African-American Woman "Pathmaker"

    Meet An African-American Woman "Pathmaker"

    At Pacific Science Center we believe that science needs diversity. We prioritize inclusion, diversity, equity and access in order to strengthen our organization and our community. And there is no greater champion of that than Adriane Brown who chairs our board of directors, a woman who spent many years in corporate America before coming to the Northwest.

    • 3 min

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