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.

Systemic Change Takes All Of US

Systemic Change Takes All Of US
Chabot Space & Science Center stands in solidarity with the Black community. We join in calling for change, remembering and honoring the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and all those who have been lost through racial violence. It is time ...
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Fer-meant to Be: The Process of Fermentation

Fer-meant to Be: The Process of Fermentation

You may not realize it, but many of your favorite foods come from a 7,000-year-old chemical process known as fermentation. The list of fermented foods is vast, and includes sourdough bread, cheese, kombucha, miso, olives, salami and so much more ...
DIY Weaving with Project Create

DIY Weaving with Project Create

Project Create / /
For home-bound makers, weaving this individual-sized, DIY version of our tapestry loom is the ideal activity for a rainy afternoon ...
The Geminid Meteor Shower and Its Unique Origins

The Geminid Meteor Shower and Its Unique Origins

Astronomy / /
This Friday, December 13th is one of the biggest annual astronomical treats of the year: the Geminids Meteor Shower. Every December, we look forward to curling up and hoping to see an expected 50-100 meteors an hour ...
Thanksgiving Turkeys: Dark Meat vs. White Meat

Thanksgiving Turkeys: Dark Meat vs. White Meat

Chabot at Large / /
There’s a classic nation-wide debate coming up around the Thanksgiving table… and it has nothing to do with politics. When serving up the Thanksgiving turkey, everyone has their opinions on white meat or dark meat. So what’s the difference? And which does science say is ...