A look at five of the best places near the East Bay for star and moon gazing, including the first permanently occupied mountaintop observatory in the world
Astronomers at the Lick Observatory atop Mount Hamilton have discovered three planets described as “supersized Earths” orbiting a star 54 light years away.
Google has donated $1 million to a 125-year-old Lick Observatory atop Mount Hamilton that has been in need of financial support.
Scientists at Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton hope to save the 125-year-old facility, after the University of California announced it plans to eliminate all of the observatory’s operating revenue.
The dim, yellow bulbs that have lit up the city’s streets for years are being replaced with cheaper, brighter LED lights. Astronomers say that change is making their work harder.
There are plenty of museum exhibits that make learning fun. The kids will enjoy themselves, too. Which of these are going on your list?
In the Bay Area, Tom Stienstra lists the top five mountain tops that show you why our region is the best of any metro area…
We’ve got a few suggestions in the South Bay area for day trips that won’t break the bank. Some are free, others are affordable.
At least person is dead after a car plunged off a rural roadway on Mount Hamilton Tuesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.