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Chabot in the News

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:49:02 +0000
As I walked down to Guppy Creek near dawn at the end of July, I noticed that the coming sunrise was sending shafts of light streaming upward from behind a dark blue cloud!

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:59:31 +0000

River watcher: Looking up
He was searching for stars at Lowell Observatory in Arizona for three years before now being an astronomer at Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland. Ben's interest in scanning the skies was heightened when he worked at Oakland Camp in the ...

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:32:21 +0000
For six Oakland students who received a $5,000 UC scholarship Aug. 14 from the UC Office of the President, helping others has been as important to their high school experience as geometry and English lit.

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:55:13 +0000

Daily Mail

An out-of-this-world wedding! Romantic sci-fi geeks marry at a SPACE CENTRE
Daily Mail
An out-of-this-world wedding! Romantic sci-fi geeks marry at a SPACE CENTRE. Sarah Young and Jason Olson wed at Chabot Space and Science Centre; Love Star Trek, Dr. Who and Torchwood; wanted venue to reflect passions; Pair posed with telescopes ...

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:59:32 +0000
Sarah Young, 25, and Jason Olson, 38, tied the knot at the Chabot Space and Science Centre, near San Francisco, USA.

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:45:56 +0000

East Bay's Park It: Antioch's Black Diamond Mines to close road
Contra Costa Times
It's just south of the Chabot Space and Science Center. For information, call 510-544-3213. HAYWARD: If you prefer evening strolls, there's a Tuesday Twilight hike from 7 to 9:30 p.m. next week at Garin Regional Park in Hayward. Naturalist Chris Garcia ...

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:17:25 +0000
Six Oakland high school students each received a $5,000 scholarship through a University of California initiative that aims to build a stronger partnership with the Oakland community.

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:36:30 +0000

Library Corner
Contra Costa Times
Kids can take a look at the vastness of outer space, and then a close-up look at tiny worlds through a microscope in a program presented by the Chabot Space and Science Center. Lego Creators Club: 2-3 p.m. Saturdays. Now with robots! Kids ages 5-11 can ...

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:56:08 +0000


'Supermoon' Is Bigger and Brighter Because It's Closest to Earth
The moon was 190,000 miles from the Earth on Sunday night, 20 percent closer than its farthest point, when it is 240,000 miles away, Ben Burress, an astronomer with the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland, California, told USA Today.
Supermoon: Best photos from around the world USA TODAY
Don't miss the supermoon — now with meteors! WFAA

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:58:11 +0000
If you thought July 4th's fireworks were exciting, wait until you see a ball of fire explode overhead in the annual Perseid Meteor Shower, set to peak Tuesday night with 100 shooting stars each hour, and continue for several days afterward.