Thousands Flock to Chabot to Witness the Historical Transit of Venus
Oakland North by Yirmeyah Beckles on 06/06/2012
Tuesday’s transit of Venus—a celestial passage of the planet across the Sun—attracted thousands of people from across the Bay Area to Chabot Space and Science Center, all eager to see an orbit that will go back into hiding until December, 2117. The line of people stretched so far outside of the observatory that workers inside were calling out the headcount by the hour on walkie talkies, saying that the day could set the attendance record for America’s largest public telescope facility. Read more...
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I just missed the digital media boat during college, so I wanted to come back to school to develop some multimedia and web skills. Berkeley is one of the best schools for my interests and was my first choice for graduate school. Read more