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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:48:01 +0000


Otherworldly Ambitions of Elon Musk
NewsFactor Network
Among the grantees: the SETI Institute in Mountain View, which seeks evidence of life on other planets, and the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland. The Musk Foundation also gave $10,000 to SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., a nonprofit dedicated to child ...

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:06:19 +0000


Rocket Man: The otherworldly ambitions of Elon Musk
Knoxville News Sentinel
Among the grantees: the SETI Institute in Mountain View, Calif., which seeks evidence of life on other planets, and the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland. The Musk Foundation also gave $10,000 to SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., a nonprofit organization ...

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:23:28 +0000


Nature World News

Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year
Cherokee Tribune
This photo shows the Earth's shadow cast over the surface of the moon as a total lunar eclipse over the Chabot Space and Science Center observatory in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). slideshow. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.
'Blood moon' eclipse mesmerises earthlings, inspires selfies, prophecies The Star Online

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:51:22 +0000
Have you seen chatter on the news and social media about a Blood Moon? It sounds ominous, but it is a beautiful celestial event.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:50:01 +0000
Stargazers enjoyed a rare celestial event overnight -- a total lunar eclipse. Ben Burress is an astronomer at Chabot Space and Science Center in the Oakland hills. He says unlike a solar eclipse, you don't need any special safety equipment to watch a lunar eclipse. "Lunar eclipses are completely safe. Safer than looking at the full moon," said Burress. In a lunar eclipse, the earth blocks light ...

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:20:53 +0000
The moon turns red and orange during a total lunar eclipse due to a perfect alignment of the sun, Earth and the moon, otherwise known as a syzygy Spotted the eclipse? Share your images with us Continue reading...

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:19:56 +0000
Sky gazers the world over are craning their necks in an effort to get a glimpse of the total eclipse of the moon -- the first visible from North America since 2010. This eclipse was a "blood moon," which looks the color of a desert sunset because of filtered light seeping around the Earth and reflecting off the moon's surface.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:33:44 +0000


NBC Bay Area

Hundreds Gather at Chabot Space and Science Center to Watch "Blood Moon ...
NBC Bay Area
Hundreds of people gathered at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland late Monday to get a glimpse of the moon change color. Jean Elle reports. Hundreds Gather at Chabot Space and Science... Link; Embed; Email. Copy. Close. Link to this ...
Don't Forget to Check Out the "Blood Moon" Tonight SF Weekly (blog)
WATCH LIVE: Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Herald Times Reporter
Bay Area stargazers get heavenly treat KTVU San Francisco
Mountain View Voice  - MarketWatch (blog)
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:23:58 +0000
Sky watchers are getting ready for an evening of special viewing when a total lunar eclipse arrives Monday night on the west coast. What's more, this begins a rare sequence of four total lunar eclipses expected over the next two years. Some Christians see this series of so-called blood moons as linked to a biblical prophecy of the End Times. A lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, Earth and moon ...

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:53:48 +0000
Sky watchers are getting ready for an evening of special viewing when a total lunar eclipse arrives just after midnight on April 15. What's more, this begins a rare sequence of four total lunar eclipses expected over the next two years. Some Christians see this series of so-called blood moons as linked to a biblical prophecy of the End Times. A lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, Earth and moon ...