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  • Prime time for Jupiter

     
    Jupiter, the King of the Planets, reaches opposition tonight, its closest approach and brightest appearance of the year. Or, it would be if we could see through the clouds and murky skies we're enduring at the moment.No matter. Planets move......
  • Hubble snaps galaxy triplets

     
    A while back NASA and the European Space Agency invited people to vote on which of a selection of never-before-imaged (by Hubble) celestial targets they'd like the Hubble Space Telescope to photograph. The voters chose something called Arp 274, a......
  • Week winds up wetter; threatens weekend astro fest

     
    Enjoy these sunny skies while you can, because the forecast out of Sterling has us slated for a wet start to the month of April. Rain and shower chances rise to 70 percent by Wednesday night as the sunny, high-pressure......
  • Warren Buffett: 'Not off the bottom yet'

     
    by Mark Silva "We have not come off the bottom yet,'' Warren Buffett says. Buffett, the multibillionaire oracle from Omaha and informal adviser to President Barack Obama, says the actions that the federal government is taking today raise the "probability'...
  • Amaze your friends with Labor Day ISS flyby!

     
    Expecting a crowd for a Labor Day barbecue? Or maybe you're going to someone else's place and you need a conversation-starter. Well, this will make you the life of the party. Amaze everyone by predicting and pointing out a bright flyby......
  • Lost in space: Obama, stargazing guests

     
    By Alexander C. Hart In a brief diversion from terrestrial concerns, President Obama turned his eyes to the cosmos Wednesday night as he hosted 150 middle-school students for an evening of stargazing and science at the White House. With moon......
  • Shakespeare collection donated to UCLA's Clark Library

     
    UCLA's Clark Library is to receive a collection of 72 books related to Shakespeare that includes a 1685 fourth folio of his works, two histories that formed the basis of his plays and a 1603 book by Montaigne that introduced......
  • Opera review: Philip Glass' 'Kepler' has U.S. premiere at BAM

     
    The starry sky is regular subject, spiritual circumstance or actual setting of Philip Glass’ work. His latest opera, “Kepler,” given its American premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Wednesday night, is about the German astronomer who...
  • Monster Mash: LACMA's red ink; Charlie Chaplin museum in Switzerland; Galileo's fingers

     
    -- Financial trouble: LACMA loses 23% of its investments in the last fiscal year. One victim is Jeff Koons' dangling train project, which was scheduled to arrive at LACMA in 2011-12, and is now delayed for three more years. (Los......
  • 'Big Bang Theory' is an evolved portrayal of scientists (and fanboy funny!)

     
    GUEST ESSAY: AN APPRECIATION OF "THE BIG BANG THEORY" Writer Steven Paul Leiva drops by the Hero Complex today with an appreciation of the CBS series "The Big Bang Theory," which airs Monday nights at 9:30 p.m. (8:30 central). Leiva......
  • IRAN: Tehran staging of 'Galileo' reflects a nation's struggle against 'ignorance,' 'ancientness' [Corrected]

     
    Will the truth triumph over superstition and dogma? That was the question hovering in a Tehran theater Sunday afternoon as 14 men and women in black clothes circled around the astronomer Galileo Galilei in director Dariush Farhang's sometimes nightmarish,...