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Griffith Observatory To Mark Landmark’s 80th Year, Honor Longtime Director

A Los Angeles icon of public astronomy will celebrate its 80th anniversary Monday evening.

05/12/2014

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

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Griffith Observatory To Mark Summer Solstice

Spring is ending, summertime is here – and the Griffith Observatory is ready to celebrate.

06/20/2013

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Best Places To Discover New Music In OC

There is no doubt that a remarkable collection of musicians and bands with O.C. roots have sprung to stardom. Here are five attractive Orange County venues worth visiting if you’re into discovering sounds from musicians who never knew you’d love. These are the best places to discover new tunes in Orange County.

CBS Los Angeles–02/15/2013

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Griffith Observatory To Celebrate ‘Curiosity’ Rover Landing On Mars

You may not be able to make the trip to the Red Planet with NASA’s “Curiosity” rover, but Griffith Observatory is offering the next best thing.

08/02/2012

A perigee moon is visible when the moon's orbit position is at its closest point to Earth during a full moon phase. The full moon coincided with its closest approach to the Earth, 221,565 miles (356,575 km) most recently on March 19, 2011, making the so-called "super moon" look slightly larger than average.(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Supermoon’, Meteor Shower Set For Saturday Night

There’s going to be a party in the sky on Cinco de Mayo.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/04/2012

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NASA Chooses 6 Teachers To Fly Aboard Observatory Plane

NASA has chosen six teachers, two from California, to ride on a flying observatory that studies black holes and the formation of stars.

05/11/2011

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