If you look through the “Eyes on Exoplanets” software invented and provided for free by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, you’ll discover that not only is our planet just a speck—a “pale blue dot” in a sea of galaxies, each with thousands of stars of their own, each star with usually at least one planet orbiting around it—but that the already unimaginable expanse of the universe is actually still growing, and growing faster and faster apart.
Beneath the foothills of the Angeles Crest Forest is the Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse, where PCC students and locals come for course suggested literature, art books, readings, a relaxing atmosphere and a “cuppa joe”.
Pasadena City College students Angela Kim and Melissa Perez have reached for the stars and have been chosen by NASA to participate in their National Community College Aerospace Scholars program.
The AxS Festival 2014 Curiosity, is in venues throughout the greater Pasadena area through Sunday, October 5, 2014. The arts and sciences festival is produced by Pasadena Arts Council in partnership with institutions such as NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), which inspired this year’s theme in homage to the Mars Rover “Curiosity.” The festival features programming that includes visual art, theatre, dance, music, photography, history, science, literature, film, and architecture. Open House at the Machine Project installation at the Gamble House in Pasadena is October 2, 2014. Additional …
Nestled in a comfortable corner of Pasadena, a small city on a big planet that’s part of a vast, ever-changing universe, is Sarkis Tashjian, who may have the chance to take part in space exploration through NASA’s National Community College Aerospace Scholars Program.