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Chabot in the News

Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:21:38 +0000
Two Bay Area museums are finalists for the nation's highest honor for museums and libraries, officials from the museums said.

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:32:30 +0000


Oakland Local

The Vatican Observatory and baptizing ET (Community Voices)
Oakland Local
Did you know that the Vatican has an observatory? Or that its research center is located in Arizona? Last week I learned both of those facts, and many others, when I attended a sold-out lecture by Brother Guy Consolmagno, president of the Vatican ...

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:19:49 +0000
Two Bay Area museums are finalists for the nation's highest honor for museums and libraries, officials from the museums said.

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:50:51 +0000


San Jose, Oakland museums named finalists for U.S.'s highest honor for ...
San Jose Mercury News
"I would like to congratulate the Chabot Space & Science Center on its nomination," U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, said in a statement. "I am especially proud of Chabot's targeted programs for underserved students and their work to encourage more ...

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:38:21 +0000


Hike Among Redwoods in the Oakland Hills
7x7
Draped over 500 acres in the Oakland Hills, with expansive views of San Francisco and the Bay, Joaquin Miller Park is a delightful place to hike among towering redwoods. Operated by the city of Oakland it's named after its former owner, noted local ...

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:28:59 +0000


WRAL.com

Mystery bright spots on dwarf planet excite astronomers
WRAL.com
"We don't know what they are," Ben Burress, staff astronomer at Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland said, referring to two bright dots on Ceres. NASA is refusing to guess what the spots, which were photographed from 29,000 miles away, are as ...

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:17:40 +0000


Bay Area museums vie for nation's best
SFBay
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has named The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose and Oakland's Chabot Space & Science Center as finalists for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The award recognizes U.S. museums ...

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:41:21 +0000


Piedmont/Montclair calendar: Oakland bookstore starts Friday nights ...
Contra Costa Times
Volunteer Orientation at Chabot. Chabot Space & Science Center is looking for volunteers interested in working with visitors, including children, through interactive and hands-on experiences. You don't need to be a scientist, they'll teach you ...

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 23:42:05 +0000
Volunteer Orientation at Chabot. Chabot Space & Science Center is looking for volunteers interested in working with visitors, including children, through interactive and hands-on experiences.

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:14:17 +0000


CBS Local

Mysterious Bright Spots Pop Up In Latest NASA Images Of Dwarf Planet Ceres
CBS Local
“What's exciting is we don't know what they are,” Ben Burress, a staff astronomer at the Chabot Space and Science Center told KPIX 5. Burress said NASA is refusing to guess what those bright spots are, photographed from 29,000 miles away, as they wait ...

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