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Press Releases

Recent Press Releases



Distinguished Lab Scientist Edward Moses to Present at Chabot Future Friday Series
4/10/2014

The popular speaker series Future Fridays continues with Edward Moses, Director of Fusion Science and Applications Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on April 18th at 6pm. Mr. Moses holds patents in laser technology, inertial fusion energy  More >>


April Kicks Off Trifecta of Lunar and Solar Eclipses
3/10/2014

On the evening of April 14, a 3.5 hour lunar eclipse is the feature at a special viewing party at Chabot Space & Science Center. Beginning a little before 11pm (PDT) on Monday April 14th, the eclipse will end around 2:33am (PDT), Tuesday, April 15th.  More >>


Supernova 2014J Burns Bright in Messier-82, the "Cigar Galaxy"
1/30/2014

M 82, also known as the "Cigar Galaxy," is around 12 million light years away. Supernovae occur when a star explodes emitting a massive amount of energy in a short span of time.  More >>


Chabot Space & Science Center hosts the 6th Annual Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival
1/21/2014

Chabot Space & Science Center has partnered with The Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival (BAICFF) to screen cinematic pieces and host engaging film education workshops specifically for the young and the young at heart.  More >>


Local Teen named 2014
1/14/2014

The American Alliance of Museums ("AAM") has selected the first Great American Museum Advocates from nominations submitted by museums across the country.  More >>


The Bay Area International Children's Film Festival Finds New Home at Chabot Space & Science Center
08/21/2013

Chabot Space & Science Center and the Bay Area International Children's Film Festival (BAICFF) have entered a partnership agreement to host the 6th annual film festival at the science center, located in Oakland.  More >>


Chabot Space & Science Center Opens Doors for a Day of Dogs
7/31/2013

On Saturday, August 10th, Chabot Space & Science Center invites pet owners and their pooches into the Center for The Dog Days of Summer, a day of pampering, picture taking, and performances.  More >>