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Across Our Universe: Chabot’s Blog

Browse these blogs, written by Chabot staff and find out what’s happening behind the scenes at the Center.

New “Mini-Moon” Is Approaching Earth

Astronomy / /
New "Mini-Moon" Is Approaching Earth
How many moons does Earth have? You were probably taught that the answer is one, but the number turns out to change from time to time ...
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400 STEM Kits created and distributed by Chabot's Galaxy Explorers

400 STEM Kits created and distributed by Chabot’s Galaxy Explorers

Chabot at Large / /
As our community adapts to learning from home, Chabot's Galaxy Explorers helped bring science to life for local families at home by creating and distributing 400 free bilingual STEM Kits throughout Oakland ...
Growing Up at Chabot: 20 Memories of 20 Years

Growing Up at Chabot: 20 Memories of 20 Years

Chabot at Large / /
I've wandered the buildings. I've crawled into spaces few others have. I've seen behind the scenes work spanning decades. I grew up at Chabot. I became the person I am today due in part to my life there. So much of my childhood and now ...
How to see the 2020 Perseid Meteor Shower

How to see the 2020 Perseid Meteor Shower

Get ready! The annual Perseid Meteor Shower will reach its peak late on the night of Tuesday, August 11-12. This is one of the most active meteor showers of the year, often producing 50-80 meteors per hour for observers in a dark location ...
Celebrating 20 Years on Skyline

Celebrating 20 Years on Skyline

Chabot has been a proud cultural institution of Oakland for 137 years, and these last 20 years of serving our community from the Skyline location has been an incredible era of growth and transformation ...