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Chabot in the News

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:28:54 +0000

Albany/El Cerrito/Kensington calendar: Albany Trivia Night
Marin Independent Journal
Chabot Space & Science brings favorite activities selected from a variety of science areas including astronomy and space science. Drop in and have a great time. Best for kids 5 and up. 1 to 3:45 p.m. Aug. 1. El Cerrito Branch Library, 6510 Stockton Ave ...

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:01:00 +0000


Indian, US Students to 'Hack' Space Technology for Environment
Termed "Hacking Space: A Student Partnership To Sustain Life on Earth", the project is a collaborative effort between Science City, Kolkata (a unit of National Council of Science Museums) and Chabot Space and Science Centre, US. Beginning in September ...

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:36:06 +0000

East Bay Express

One-Night Stands
East Bay Express
Summer in Space Movie Series (Chabot Space and Science Center, Oakland, 8:30). Queen Kelly (74 min., 1931). Thanks to Henri Langlois: A Centennial Tribute (PFA, 8:50). Blade Runner (117 min., 1982). New Parkway Cult Night (Parkway, 10:30).

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 09:26:06 +0000


Bay Area space buffs celebrate NASA's successful Pluto flyby
People gathered Tuesday at the Oakland's Chabot Space and Science Center to watch and celebrate NASA's successful flyby of Pluto with the New Horizons spacecraft. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY. Pluto just had its first visitor! Thanks @NASA - it's ...
Pluto flyby: New Horizons probe carries dreams of Bay Area scientists Santa Cruz Sentinel
Bay Area scientists are having a new dream, Pluto's New Horizons probe is ... The Market Business

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 05:47:04 +0000

CBS Local

Pluto Flyby Thrills Bay Area Stargazers
CBS Local
OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – Stargazers packed the planetarium at Oakland's Chabot Space and Science Center Tuesday to get the good news live: confirmation that a voyage to the outer limits of our solar system worked. In a voyage a decade in the making, ...

Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:45:04 +0000


NASA's New Horizons Space probe to zoom past Pluto
"We knew it was going be interesting, but I think it's showing things that outstripped even what the artists were imagining," Ben Burress, a Chabot Space & Science Center astronomer, said. "The resolution of the pictures, as far as surface detail on ...
Pluto's New Horizons probe holds hopes, dreams of Bay Area scientists San Jose Mercury News

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 05:16:09 +0000


Crews put out brush fire in Oakland Hills near Chabot Space and Science Center
Fire crews put out a second-alarm brush fire that was burning by Castle Drive, near the Chabot Space and Science Center, Saturday afternoon. It quickly went to two alarms. No structures were threatened and there were no reports of injuries. A lot of ...
Fire crews control brush fire near Chabot Space & Science Center KRON4.com
Fireworks Spark 2-Alarm Fire In Oakland Hills CBS Local
2-Alarm Brush Fire Burns Three Acres in Oakland Hills NBC Bay Area
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Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:27:17 +0000

Chabot is finalist in national award
Contra Costa Times
OAKLAND -- The Chabot Space and Science Center is one of 30 museums nationwide to be selected as a finalist for the National Medal Award, a prestigious honor given to museums and libraries that serve their communities. The 21-year-old award ...

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:14:41 +0000

Chabot Space & Science Center's chief is stepping down
Contra Costa Times
OAKLAND -- Alexander Zwissler, who serves as executive director and chief executive officer of Chabot Space & Science Center, will step down in June after eight years. Zwissler is credited with helping Chabot attain national and international ...

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Thu, 01 Jan 2015 00:16:09 +0000


Kids greet new year at Chabot Space and Science Center
Children, above, reach for the sky Wednesday afternoon as the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland celebrates the stroke of midnight around the world with a balloon drop to greet 2015. Among the celebrants during the science center's two ...