Science World Blog

Science World is supporting families in our community during the disruption to the school schedule, by engaging children with science in fun and interactive ways, both at TELUS World of Science and at home.

Science World celebrated International Mud Day 2014, during the weekend of June 28 and 29. The idea behind International Mud Day is to join in with museums around the world and explore the science of mud.

Earlier this summer, Science World was delighted to host the opening of the scientific art exhibit, El Tatio Geysers, featuring the work of artist, Owen Perry. Having an artist in our midst provided us with a wonderful opportunity to discuss the fascinating role of art in science and science in art. Owen has some wonderful ideas on the subject and we were pleased to chat with him about the ways in which these brilliant pursuits inspire and support each other.

While walking my dog, I met a green, alien invader hovering in mid-air. Lacking the composure to note its taxonomic particulars, I swatted the critter away from what little hair I have.