Pluto Flyby Thrills Bay Area StargazersIn a voyage a decade in the making, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft swept by Pluto Tuesday. As cheers went up inside NASA’s Mission Control, hundreds of people partying at Chabot Space and Science Center were cheering as well.
Stunning Photo Shows Northern Lights Make Rare Appearance In Bay AreaExtreme solar weather events pushed the Northern Lights so far last week that one Bay Area photographer was lucky enough to capture the celestial phenomenon.
Oakland Science Museum Offers Low-Income Families Discount With EBT CardThe Chabot Space & Science Center launched a pilot program Thursday giving low-income families with an EBT card admission to the center for $1 per person.
Winter Solstice On Sunday, Bay Area Events To Mark Shortest Day Of The YearThe northern hemisphere will experience its shortest day and longest night of the year as the Winter Solstice will take place on Saturday. In the Bay Area, there are events to mark the occasion and welcome winter.
Partial Solar Eclipse To Appear Over Bay Area Thursday - But Don't Stare At ItOn Thursday afternoon, Bay Area residents and visitors will be able to view a partial eclipse of the sun in the southwestern sky, but experts warn that looking at the sun for more than a glance without proper protection or a filter can damage eyes.
Best Late-Night Activities Beyond Bars In The East BayEnjoy a night out away from the bars with music, dance, theater, a cruise and even the stars. It's all here in the East Bay, so live it up.
Bay Area Viewers Attempt Glimpse Of Passing AsteroidAccording to Oakland-based Chabot Space and Science Center astronomer Ben Burress, the asteroid missed Earth by about 17,230 miles, closer than many of earth's satellites.
Best Resources For Homeschool Families In The East BayParents are motivated to homeschool their children for several reasons. While the term homeschooling is broad, the notable homeschooling resources for East Bay families can fit well with their homeschooling visions, and within state educational requirements as well.