The Science Facility allows for the production of Science Vessels at the Starport. The Science Facility also has Research Upgrades for the Science Vessel's EMP Shockwave, Irradiate and Titan Reactor. It has two possible add-ons. The Covert Ops allows for the production of Ghosts and related upgrades. The Physics Lab allows for the production of Battlecruisers and related upgrades.
|| Irradiate 
| Energy cost
|| Irradiate Upgrade
| Used by || Science Vessel
| Target unit becomes radioactive for 30 seconds. All organic air and ground units around the unit receive up to 250 hit points of damage including the affected unit itself.
The Science Facility has been removed from the game in StarCraft 2. Its functions have been split up between several new buildings. The Fusion Core now unlocks Battlecruisers and researches upgrades for the Raven (the most similar unit to the Science Vessel). The Ghost Academy now unlocks Ghosts and researches their abilities and upgrades.