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Chabot in the News

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:09:34 +0000
If the universe is as teeming with life as we expect it is, then why do we not have indisputable evidence of alien civilizations? Or, as physicist asked, "Where is everybody?" This question is at the heart of the Fermi paradox. Science-fiction authors have proposed all sorts of hypotheses to address the paradox, but when we crack open John Scalzi's latest tome or play or , we're not usually ...

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:02:23 +0000


GameSpot

Civilization: Beyond Earth and the Physics of Space Travel
GameSpot
I recently attended an event at Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland, CA, where I not only played Beyond Earth, but chatted with astrophysicist and San Francisco State professor Stephen Kane about the game's astronomy--and specifically, about the ...
I took a field trip to play Civilization: Beyond Earth's first 100 turns Destructoid

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:23:47 +0000
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.,

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:14:27 +0000


Canada tops in key measures of scientific literacy
Times Colonist
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. Almost half of Canadians are scientifically literate, or ...

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:06:00 +0000


Exhibits
San Francisco Chronicle
Chabot Space and Science Center “Bill Nye's Climate Lab,” “Tales of the Maya Skies,” “Beyond Blastoff: Surviving in Space,” “Cosmos 360.” Fri.-Sat. 7 and 9 p.m. “Destination Universe,” “A View to the Skies.” 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland. (510) 336-7300.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:15:54 +0000


Library Corner
San Jose Mercury News
All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families. All branches are closed Aug. 31-Sept. 1, for the Labor Day holiday. For library hours and updated information, call the local branch or 800-984-4636 or ...

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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
Mercury-Register
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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