The center of the Milky Way is already crowded with stars. But in a few million years, tens of thousands more could flare to life in a region known as the Brick. It’s a vast cloud of cold, dark gas and dust that’s shaped like a brick.
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At Christmas of 1934, a bright “new” star exploded to life in Hercules. For a few days, it was one of the brightest stars in the night sky. It made the front pages of newspapers, and astronomers tracked it for months as it slowly faded from sight.
Outdoor adventurers can equip themselves nicely at stores within the Sunvalley Shopping Center. From staying in shape and wearing the right sports apparel to taking it all in with the best backpack around, it’s all there.
Mercury and Venus, the Sun’s closest planets, team up in the eastern sky at dawn the next few mornings. Venus is the “morning star,” so it’s an easy target. Mercury is fainter, but it’s not far to the lower left of Venus, which will help you pick it out.
Mount Diablo has a top reputation as the best place for East Bay mountain biking. With varied terrain and numerous trails, Diablo biking is best suited to strong intermediate cyclists.
The sun is out & summer is in full swing. With this list of July events, we’re sure there’s something to do for everyone!
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FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS McDONALD OBSERVATORY, AS HEARD ON KCBS RADIO WEEKDAYS @ 9:52 A.M., 7:35 P.M. & 2:52 A.M STARDATE 06/30/2014: One of the most graceful and beautiful of all constellations soars high […]
Discover fun learning and educational activities for kids around the Diablo Valley area including sports, hiking, railroad car tours and even rock climbing.
Check out the best beaches in America.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.
Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.