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JPL’s Cassini and Telescope See Violent Saturn Storm

Friday, May 20, 2011 | 4:04 pm

Jet Propulsion Laboratories’ NASA’s Cassini spacecraft and a European Southern Observatory ground- based telescope have tracked the growth of a giant early-spring storm in Saturn’s northern hemisphere that is so powerful it stretches around the entire planet. ... More »

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NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer Helps Confirm Nature of Dark Energy

Thursday, May 19, 2011 | 3:54 pm

A five-year survey of 200,000 galaxies, stretching back seven billion years in cosmic time, has led to one of the best independent confirmations that dark energy is driving our universe apart at accelerating speeds. The survey used data from NASA’s space-based... More »

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Earth Day Tour Begins and Ends with Bicycles

Monday, April 25, 2011 | 9:59 am

C.I.C.L.E.’s Felicia Williams (on bicycle at far right) rounds the bend from Colorado Blvd. onto South Raymond Ave. as she leads Earth Day bicycle tourists towards the day’s final destination, the LEEDS-certified Church of Scientology of Pasadena building. It ... More »

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NASA Study Sheds Light on Ozone Hole Chemistry

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 | 7:40 pm

A new NASA study of Earth’s polar ozone layer reinforces scientists’ understanding of how human-produced chlorine chemicals involved in the destruction of ozone interact with each other. A team of scientists led by Michelle Santee of JPL examined how nighttime... More »

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NASA Administrator to Be Caltech Commencement Speaker

Monday, February 8, 2010 | 2:21 pm

NASA administrator Charles Bolden (Major General, USMC ret.) will be the speaker for Caltech’s 116th annual commencement on June 11 of this year. General Bolden was appointed the 12th administrator of NASA in July 2009. In this capacity, he leads the NASA team... More »

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Discovering Other Earths, Far Away

Thursday, February 4, 2010 | 6:46 am

JPL astronomer Dr. Mark Swain has announced a breakthrough observational technique which analyzes the atmospheres of distant planets and speeds up the search for other “Earths.” Surprisingly, the technique uses small ground-based telescopes and does not rely u... More »

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Fiestas Patrias: A Celebration of Independence

Sunday, September 20, 2009 | 5:20 pm

  Councilman Victor Gordo with the Queen and her Court A beautiful day served as the background  to the celebration of “Fiestas Patrias” at Villa Park in Pasadena. Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Chile, Belize and Brazil cele... More »

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Got a Computer? You Need This Man

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 | 2:40 pm

  David Burnham, computer guru It’s all relative (as Einstein used to say). So when you meet a man who’s been repairing computers since 1990 – for almost 20 years – you’ve got to think you’re meeting someone who knows more about computers than just about ... More »

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Pasadena Arts Grant Receipients Announced

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 | 11:02 am

The Annual Grants Program honors programs of excellence that expand exposure and access to the arts.  Funds support the work of individual artists, bring the creative process into classrooms, support the sustained growth of Pasadena ’s cultural institutions... More »

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Pasadena Latino Forum

Sunday, July 26, 2009 | 3:27 pm

A mixer was hosted by the Pasadena Latino Forum held at the Pasadena Senior Center. Over 60 guests were treated to Mexican cuisine from Cabreras Restaurant and an opportunity to network with Latino professionals, community organizers, non-profit leaders and ed... More »

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Astronomers World-Wide Await Pasadena Decision

Saturday, July 18, 2009 | 6:26 am

The board of Pasadena-based Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) will decide on Monday and Tuesday where in the world to build a unique, $1.2 billion instrument many believe will produce images 12 times sharper than the  Hubble Space Telescope. The project is conside... More »