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.

The Geminid Meteor Shower and Its Unique Origins

Astronomy / /
The Geminid Meteor Shower and Its Unique Origins
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 ...
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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 ...
On the Passing of Dr. Mike Reynolds

On the Passing of Dr. Mike Reynolds

The Chabot community is filled with sadness at the death of our former Executive Director, Dr. Mike Reynolds on October 15, 2019. Dr. Mike Reynolds was a pivotal figure in Chabot history, directing the relocation and development of Chabot Space and Science Center from 1991-2002 ...
What’s the Deal With Resolution Trout?

What’s the Deal With Resolution Trout?

Project Create / /
While it is certainly eye-catching, Resolution Trout also has the distinction of being a collaborative, community art piece almost six months in the making.  ...
A Summer of Experiments in Project Create

A Summer of Experiments in Project Create

Project Create has been experimenting with a variety of themed activities geared for experimentation, exploration and play. Our latest blog post has some highlights, and fun insights we've gained along the way ...