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2014-01-16 16:20:52

A weekend of film presentations and cinema education workshops OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chabot Space & Science Center has partnered with The Bay Area International Children's Film Festival (BAICFF) to screen cinematic pieces and host engaging film education workshops specifically for the young and the young at heart. The two-day family film festival runs Saturday, January 25(th) through Sunday, January 26(th). Toted as a festival where "education...

Image 1 - Balloon-based Experiment To Measure Distant Gamma Rays
2011-09-18 05:04:59

  Beginning Sunday, September 18, 2011 at NASA's launch facility in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, space scientists from the University of New Hampshire will attempt to send a balloon up to 130,000 feet with a one-ton instrument payload to measure gamma rays from the Crab Pulsar, the remains of a supernova explosion that lies 6,500 light years from Earth. The launch is highly dependent on weather and wind conditions, and the launch window closes at the end of next week. The Gamma Ray...

2011-06-30 16:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis launches on Friday, July 8, it will be the last in the 30-year history of the space shuttle program. Chabot Space & Science Center is hosting an event for space flight enthusiasts to experience the launch together on the giant screen in Chabot's MegaDome Theater and throughout the Center. Experts will be on hand to answer questions about the launch and the significance of space shuttle program....


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.