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Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series Opens 19th Season at Foothill College

Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series Opens 19th Season at Foothill College

Dominick Lanni, Staff Writer October 13, 2018

The Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series at Foothill College returned for a 19th season last week with a talk by Dr. Claire Max, a Bachmann Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at University of California...

Selfie of the Curiosity Rover taken on Mars, via NASA

When Mars Was Like Earth: NASA’s Dr. Ashwin Vasavada at Foothill College

Clayton Nagle, Editor March 6, 2018

As part of the 18th Annual Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures series, Wednesday evening brought another speaker to the Smithwick Theater. Dr. Ashwin Vasavada, a planetary scientist working at the NASA Jet...

Foothill viewing party celebrates rare blue moon eclipse

Foothill viewing party celebrates rare blue moon eclipse

Clayton Nagle, Staff Writer February 2, 2018

Last Wednesday morning before the sun rose, Foothill College held an event to view the lunar eclipse taking place between 4 and 6 A.M.  The college opened up their observatory to the public, and many...

An artist's concept of the 2004 occurrence in which a neutron star underwent a

Brain Blast: When Jimmy Neutron Stars Collide

Rebekah Smith, Managing Editor November 3, 2017

LIGO, or the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, in Livingston, Louisiana, made a splash in February of 2016 with its discovery that confirmed Einstein’s theoretical gravitational waves....

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