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Surface impressions of Rosetta’s comet

Images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken on July 14, 2014, by the OSIRIS imaging system aboard the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft have allowed scientists to create this three-dimensional shape model of the nucleus. Image credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team/MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA Surface structures are becoming visible in new images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken by the scientific imaging system OSIRIS onboard the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft. The…

Parched West Is Using Up Underground Water: NASA/UCI

Surface-water depletion in the Colorado River Basin has left this “bathtub ring” of mineral deposits on Lake Mead, but groundwater loss is invisible. Image credit: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation A new study by NASA and…

Musical Group “Upstream” Uses Caribbean Music to Share Message of Love

Upstream will spread their message of love through a night of free uplifting Caribbean music at Levitt Pavilion on Thursday, July 31, 6:30 p.m. Lead singer-guitarist “Haile Blackman,” who is originally from the Republic of…

From an Online Ad to Today’s “Best Live Band”

A band which started from a simple Craigslist advertisement has grown into a multi-instrumentalist group dubbed as “Best Live Band in LA,” performing on ABC, Fox and various venues throughout the state. The Dustbowl Revival…

Free Chamber Music Concert at Sierra Madre Library

Musicians Alan and Barbara Mullens Geier will headline the free Saturday Chamber Music concert at Sierra Madre Public Library on August 2, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Barbara, who plays the flute and Alan on keyboards are both…

Thursday, July 24

Tomorrow: Richard Bernard’s Oy Stars!: A Band with Humor, Upbeat Tempos, Soulful Ballads

Feel the infectious upbeat rave tempos,  soulful ballads and inherent humor of Richard Bernard’s Oy Stars! as they perform for free at Levitt Pavilion on…

Thursday, July 24

Today: Pasadena Public Library Presents Bungalow Heaven: Preserving a Neighborhood

A special screening of the documentary, “Bungalow Heaven: Preserving A Neighborhood” will be held on Thursday, July 24, 7:00 p.m. at Pasadena Central Library’s Donald…

Friday, July 25

Today: All the World’s a Stage Summer Camp at A Noise Within

A Noise Within (ANW), presents a weeklong day camp, All the World’s A Stage, for younger children ages 6-9, from July 21-25. All the World’s…

Friday, July 25

Southern California Harpists will Come Together for a Free Concert at Boston Court

Two renowned Southern California artists will join together for a night of sophisticated and elegant music at Boston Court on Friday, July 25, 8:00 p.m.…

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NEOWISE Spots a Comet That Looked Like an Asteroid

Comet C/2013 UQ4 (Catalina) appeared to be a highly active comet one day past perihelion on July 7, 2014. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Comet C/2013 UQ4 (Catalina) has been observed by NASA’s Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) spacecraft just one day after passing through its closest approach to the sun. The comet glows brightly in infrared wavelengths, with a dust tail streaking more than 62,000 miles (100,000 kilometers) across the sky. Its spectacular activity is driven by the vaporization of ice that has been preserved from the time of planet formation 4.5 billion years ago. “The tail forms a…

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