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Pacific Science Center

206-443-2001|pacificsciencecenter.org

November 2019

Supporting the Roof

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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$10

Walk past the construction site of the New Arena at Seattle Center and you'll see the historic 1962 World’s Fair roof floating in mid-air, but there's no magic going on here. So how exactly does the 44-million-pound roof remain intact, in the heart of Seattle Center, while a brand-new arena is constructed underneath? Join representatives from Mortenson Construction, Thorton Tomasetti, and CAA Icon as we take a deep dive into the engineering and science behind holding up the iconic roof…

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Happy Hour: Science Improve

November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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$15 – $20

This Happy Hour features an evening of competitive science improv with Infinity Box Theater Project. Have no fear those affected by the Seattle freeze, the audience can simply watch this faraday cage match between our Science Communication Fellows and other improv professionals. At the end of the night, a Science Improv Champion will be crowned and given bragging rights and other prizes. This event is 21 and over.

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Dangerous Products: In the Home and in our Stomachs

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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$5

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, or 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, or poisoned, and the marketing campaigns that went along with them. We’ll explore formerly dangerous products that turned out to be fine, things we know are bad…

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