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Celebrate Christmas with John Denver Tribute Concert

The Coffee Gallery Backstage will present a tribute concert to legendary singer-songwriter John Denver on Tuesday, December 19, 8:00 p.m. Artists Jim and Anne Curry will deliver Denver’s popular hits which include Take Me Home, Country Roads, Annie’s Song, Rocky Mountain High and Sunshine on My Shoulders. The 1970s artist is one of the most popular acoustic musicians of the decade. He recorded and released…

Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity

Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity Ceres' lonely mountain, Ahuna Mons, is seen in this simulated perspective viewMap shows locations of bright material on dwarf planet CeresBright areas of Occator Crater Oxo Crater is…

Caltech Research Team Creates Hologram “Twofer” on Single Surface

(Artist's rendering) In a proof-of-concept, Faraon's team encoded two holograms (of the Caltech logo and the LMI logo) on a single silicon oxide and aluminum surface Credit: Andrei Faraon/Caltech A team at Caltech has figured…

JPL Science Tool Was in Right Place, at Right Time, to Record and Survey California Fires

The Ventura coastline is barely visible under a plume of smoke as NASA's ER-2 high-altitude aircraft carrying JPL's AVIRIS spectrometer instrument surveys the Southern California wildfires on Dec. 7, 2017. Credit: NASA/Tim Williams A team…

JPL Designs, Builds and Deploys a CubeSat for Astronomy

A JPL CubeSat named ASTERIA was deployed from the International Space Station on November 21. It will test the use of CubeSats for astronomy research. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Tiny satellites called CubeSats have attracted a…

Saturday, December 16

The Marengo Gallery Presents “Changing Landscapes”

He Ming Ke 'The Story of the Stone No. 1' - No.1? 2015 oil on canvas 31.5” x 31.5” The Marengo Gallery is pleased to…

Saturday, December 16

Salastina Music Presents Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at The Pasadena Conservatory of Music

The Salastina Music Society, a chamber music organization that came out of the Pasadena Arts Council’s Emerge fiscal sponsorship program, will be performing Vivaldi’s Four…

Sunday, December 17

Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation to Host Lanterman House Holiday Open House

The Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation will host a Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Come celebrate the season…

Sunday, December 17

A Classical Christmas Concert at Sierra Madre Playhouse

A Classical Christmas – An evening of holiday music will be held at Sierra Madre Playhouse on Sunday, December 17 at 7:00 p.m. Jessica Pierce,…

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Billionaire-Backed Brain Research Center Breaks Ground at Caltech

  Some of the world’s leading scientists, Caltech community members, city officials and a philanthropist couple who made the day possible with their donation celebrated the groundbreaking of the institution’s $200 million Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building. Funded by Chinese billionaires Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Lou, the neuroscience institute will serve as the nexus for neuroscience research at Caltech where it will bring together an interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers to investigate one of today’s greatest challenges in understanding the brain and how it works — as well as why and how it fails as a result…

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