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Chabot Space and Science Center hosting viewing party for transit of Mercury


November 11, 2019 – Mercury is putting on a rare celestial show next week, parading across the sun in view of most of the world



Transit of Mercury Viewing Party at Chabot Space

NBC Bay Area

November 11, 2019 – The smallest planet in our solar system stole the limelight Monday morning by stepping in front of our sunlight.



How, Where and When to Watch the Transit of Mercury in the Bay Area


November 5, 2019 – Remember Mercury?  The Nov. 11 event will place the tiny planet in the spotlight for several hours and give us all something to talk about.


East Bay museums changing ideas of how exhibits presented

East Bay Times

August 16, 2019 – Instead of offering art and artifacts to be passively looked at in a building, today’s exhibits stretch into surrounding communities, and everyday citizens are encouraged to curate.


The 50th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing at Chabot Space Center


July 7, 2019 – As the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing nears, the Chabot Space and Science Center is putting on Moon Month, a series of lunar-related events.


Space and Science Center Delivers Weekly Science Ed to Middle Schoolers

T.H.E Journal

May 14, 2019 – An Oakland-based STEM center has been teaming up with a local middle school to provide on-site science education for 102 students. Chabot Space & Science Center works with students from Hillcrest Middle School one day a week in a program called “Chabot Satellite Academy.”


Students Present Science Projects Focused on Climate Change, Other Issues – KCBS – May 7, 2019


Photos: Chabot Space and Science Center’s 3rd annual Tinkerfest, Eastbay Times – April 13, 2019


Chabot Space And Science Center To Host Third Annual Tinkerfest Saturday, SF Gate – April 13, 2019


Astronomers capture what can’t be seen: a black hole, ABC7 News – April 10, 2019