Basalt and Pepper

Ellensburg is the Center of the Earth (Or Washington, At Least)

The geologic wonderland of Central Washington finally gets a rock solid restaurant—and a friendly guide to the world famous landscape.

04/08/2020 By Allison Williams

Quote Unquote

Paleobiologist and Burke Curator Greg Wilson Digs the Past

“I wasn’t one of those kids who at three or four knew all the dinosaurs.” 

12/23/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Quote Unquote

For Trans Kids, MacArthur ‘Genius’ Kristina Olson Is a Longtime Listener

“I want to know what’s true in the world.”

11/20/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Black Hole Fun

How Nobel-Winning LIGO Lab Detects Gravitational Waves

The LIGO Hanford facility was part of a breakthrough discovery that won the Nobel Prize in October after scientists “heard” ­ripples in space-time. This isn’t science fiction, though—it’s a cosmic thriller.

11/20/2017 By Allison Williams

Ticket Alerts

Blast Off into a Cinematic Universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson

America's favorite astrophysicist heads to the Paramount to explain what Hollywood gets right and wrong about space.

05/10/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pacific Science Center

Slide Show: Foundations of Science Breakfast

Pacific Science Center’s 13th Annual Foundations of Science Breakfast: Inspiring Tomorrow’s Innovators featured an engaging conversation with Grammy Award winning artist, innovator, and entrepreneur Ryan Lewis.

05/05/2016

Science

No, We Shouldn’t Kill Daylight Saving Time

Even though it's objectively awful.

02/29/2016 By Matthew Halverson

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: A Science Buff Double Feature

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/11/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Ethical and Environmental Reasons to Go Vegan

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/08/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: UW Science Now on Climate Change

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/14/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Global Health's Epic Measures

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/13/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Farm and Garden in the City

Today's picks for civic nerds.

06/27/2014 By Ezra Parter

Ticket Alert

Nerd Out with Neil deGrasse Tyson at the Paramount

The acclaimed astrophysicist and Cosmos star stops in Seattle this September.

04/15/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Science Is Fun

Kal Penn Kicks Off Seattle Science Festival

The Harold and Kumar star shares a stage with renowned physicist Brian Greene. Only in Seattle.

06/04/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

A Rundown of the University of Washington’s Top Research Projects in 2012

UW scientist cured blind rodents, sniffed out owl scat, and “tricked” testicles in this year.

10/08/2012 By Karen Taylor Quinn

Road Trips

Blow On Over to the Wind Farm

Central Washington’s windmill headquarters is open for the season.

04/03/2012 By Allison Williams

Books & Talks

All’s Well with Peter Ward

A celebrated Seattle scientist is recovering after a car crash canceled his Town Hall talk.

06/17/2010 By Eric Scigliano