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Four of the five planets that are easily visible to the unaided eye arc across the sky shortly after sunset the next few evenings. One of the planets sinks from sight quickly, but the other three stick around for a while.
The head of the Los Angeles-area company that makes Sriracha hot sauce has compared government restrictions on his business to those he faced in communist Vietnam.
Like a herald announcing the approach of a king, the planet Saturn leads the full Moon across the sky tonight.
15 things to do this week includes seeing our San Francisco Giants take on the Marlins, celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the Asian Art Museum + so much more!
The big questions about the universe have changed since McDonald Observatory was dedicated 75 years ago. And so has the technology that helps address them. Yet the basics of both are still the same: using telescopes and the best available instruments to understand how the universe works.
Modern science is all about collaborations. Many projects are so big and expensive that you need a lot of partners to make them happen. The largest telescope at McDonald Observatory, for example, is a collaboration of several universities in the United States and Germany.
Bay Area native animal trainer Robert Dollwet’s video of the Pharrell Williams song “Happy” is going viral thanks to a pack of expertly choreographed dogs and an unlikely swimming cat, demonstrating that few creatures demonstrate happiness better than our four-legged friends.
15 things to do this week includes ideas for Mothers Day 2014, things for kids, families, animal lovers, nature lovers, and just lovers in general!
Young planets are on the move — they may be born far from their stars but quickly move closer. Some may get too close — they may fall into the star and be destroyed.