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Winners of The Long Beach Great Sand Sculpture Contest Announced

sand-castle-contest On August 16-17, Rotaract Long Beach hosted the 82nd Annual Great Sand Sculpture Contest, a free, two-day community festival featuring amateur and professional sand sculpting, arts and crafts, live music and charity fundraising.

Unique Course Brings Red Planet to Life at CSULB

Professor Chrys Rodrique Cal State Long Beach Geography Professor Chrys Rodrigue teaches a unique course about the geography of Mars. Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) Professor Chrys Rodrigue knows that Nov. 28 marks even more than Thanksgiving and Hanukkah this year.

CSULB Professor Andrew Jenks Named Aerospace Fellow, Receives Grant from NASA

CSULB Professor Andrew Jenks CSULB Professor Andrew Jenks Andrew Jenks, a faculty member in the History Department at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB), has been named an Aerospace Fellow by the American Historical Association and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

CSULB Receives Grants For Programs That Encourage Young Girls to Consider The Field of Engineering

csulb The California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) College of Engineering recently received three grants for summer programs to encourage young girls to consider studying for the field of engineering. All three multiple-day programs will be held in July and August and will include students, parents, and teachers visiting the Columbia Memorial Space Center to experience a simulation voyage to Mars.

Cosmic Secrets Unlocked in Free Lecture at CSULB

X-ray: NASA/CXC/UNAM/Ioffe/D.Page,P.Shternin et al; Optical: NASA/STScI; Illustration: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss X-ray: NASA/CXC/UNAM/Ioffe/D.Page,P.Shternin et al; Optical: NASA/STScI; Illustration: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss Advances in astronomy and physics technology and theoretical research are revealing the history and future of the universe through high precision observations of distant galaxies and even radiation resulting from the Big Bang.

The “Super Bowl of Astronomy,” The American Astronomical Society Meets in Long Beach

american-astronomical-society Long Beach is the “Waterfront Center of Southern California,” and from now thru January 11, 2013 it’ll be the celestial center of attention too. That’s when the American Astronomical Society (AAS) gathers for its 221st meeting at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 E.

Looking for Endeavour to Fly Over Long Beach? Track it With #spottheshuttle

Space Shuttle to Fly over Long Beach The space shuttle Endeavour will fly over Long Beach on Friday. Track it on social media and see photos like this one from Instagram user BreezePhotoDesign. Have you been watching the sky and waiting for the space shuttle to fly over Long Beach?

Aquarium of the Pacific Partners with NASA and Others to Create a New Program for the Public

Leads Ocean Use Planning in Southern California NASA, Aquarium of the Pacific, NASA Goddard Visitor Center, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) have partnered to create a new program for the public. Our Instrumented Earth is a new exhibit-based program that will debut at each of these institutions in 2013, serving communities in Maryland, California, and Oregon.

Annual NOAA Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific Returns Saturday Nov. 19th

Annual NOAA Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific What weather conditions should we be preparing for…tsunamis, wildfires, heat waves, floods, hurricanes, blizzards? A newly launched polar-orbiting satellite will help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) save lives and protect property as it captures data from the Earth’s land, oceans, and atmosphere.

CSULB Program Proves Engineering is for Girls, Too

My Daughter is an Engineer My Daughter is an Engineer program was funded by a grant at CSULB. Statistics show that only about 20 percent of engineering students are women, and that women make up only about 10 percent of professional engineers.  Three women in the College of Engineering at Cal State Long Beach are trying to change that, and four schools here are benefiting from their efforts.

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