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UCLA Galactic Center
Fred and Joyce Hameetman generously hosted a special event and dinner at The Wallis to inform a group of scientists and patrons of the most recent advances of the UCLA Galactic Center, which uses the W.M. Keck Observatory atop Hawaii’s dormant Mauna Kea volcano, along with a powerful technology called Adaptive Optics (AO) that Ghez helped pioneer for use in astronomy. AO corrects the distorting the effects of the Earth’s atmosphere in real time. The clear pictures AO provides have shown that exactly what happens near a supermassive black hole is quite different than what theoretical models have predicted, challenging many of our notions of how black holes shape our galaxy.
Andrea Ghez, Director and Founder of the UCLA Galactic Center Group
“Monday is my favorite day,” says Mayor Lili Bosse every week, as she joins hundreds of her friends in the Beverly Hills Community for Walk with the Mayor. This week, walk into the heart of Italy at Via Alloro, the Drago Brothers’ authentically romantic café offering the finest Southern Italian cuisine and visit one of the City’s newest additions, Only Roses – a fragrant addition bringing the world’s most luxurious floral splendor to their location on Brighton Way – truly a treat!
With the spectacular BOLD holiday kick-off performance of Robin Thicke on Rodeo Drive Thursday, Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse has barely started spreading the joy: Sunday evening at 5 p.m. in Beverly Canon Garden she joins Dr. Deepak Chopra for the Gift of Meditation in the park, and Monday, at 8:30 a.m., Walk with the Mayor she will host special guest gubernatorial candidate and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa as she walks to the Good Shepherd Church and the Dina Collection, home of Yossi Dina and Reelz’ Beverly Hills Pawn, the pawnbroker to the rich and famous.
Womens’ International Zionist Organization’s (WIZO) annual luncheon at the Four Seasons on Doheny Drive celebrated Hanukkah as well as this week’s historic recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by the U.S.
Actress, producer, TV star and entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey will received the 2018 Cecil B. de Mille Award at The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s (HFPA) 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 hosted by Seth Meyers.
Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – 11:44 AM Russia’s state-sponsored doping scheme constitutes an “unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport”, the IOC chief Thomas Bach said Tuesday. Bach was speaking after Russia were banned from the 2018 Olympics on Tuesday over state-sponsored doping. However, Russian competitors would be able to […]