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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
Sunday was the Day of Reckoning for pie bakers in Beverly Hills, who brought their precious pastries to participate in Piesta at the Farmers’ Market. It was a solemn event, with judges carefully considering the delectable delights.
This week, walkers, wear your dancing shoes, because Walk with the Mayor’s Lili Bosse will be joining three-time Dancing with the Stars Mirror Ball Champion Kym Johnson Herjavec for a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony at her new studio BOD!
Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – 11:28 AM Its the Fourth of July weekend, and while so many of us will be celebrating Independence Day, our pets will find themselves newly liberated and in a world of trouble. Many pets, fearful of fireworks and the noises of celebration, will find any way to “liberate” themselves […]