Pacific Science Center

New in Town: The Perks of Getting Lost in a Laser Show

Playful ways to unwind at Pacific Science Center after dark

New in Town is a blog series dedicated to exploring Seattle anew. Every week I’ll highlight a place, person or thing I’ve uncovered on my mission to experience all Seattle has to offer. Read last week’s installment here. I recently found myself at the Pacific Science Center after dark on two separate occasions, which has…

Ariel Shearer

Seattle Man Dennis Schatz is the Ultimate Eclipse Chaser

A rare and much anticipated total solar eclipse has Pacific Science Center’s Dennis Schatz beaming.

Schatz with a pair of “sun peeps,” the now ubiquitous solar eclipse viewing glasses he helped design and popularize.

Callie Little

Pompeii on Puget Sound: Could it Happen to Us?

Our connection to the disaster is made clear in the Pompeii exhibit's final gallery

In our bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column, Knute Berger–who writes regularly for Seattle Magazine and Crosscut.com and is a frequent pundit on KUOW–takes an in-depth look at some of the highly topical and sometimes polarizing issues in our city. A prosperous port city laid to waste by a volcano. You cannot view the current Pompeii exhibit at…

Seattle Mag