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Posted on Sep. 21, 2020 by Kevin Durkin
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In 1904, more than a half-century before the creation of NASA, George Ellery Hale (1868–1938), a solar astronomer and astrophysicist, founded the Mount Wilson Observatory ...

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May. 13, 2020 by Lisa Blackburn
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The Huntington's bimonthly newsletter has been in print for more than a half-century ...
May. 6, 2020 by Catherine Hess
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The orange glow of the setting sun washes over the low-lying clouds and almost matches the rosy cheeks of the two young women in the foreground ...
Apr. 27, 2020 by Lisa Blackburn
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Almost every garden has some common requirements: healthy soil, sunlight, irrigation, regular maintenance. But there are those who will tell you that a rose garden needs something more ...
Apr. 22, 2020 by Vanessa Wilkie
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The term "fake news" now features prominently in our cultural lexicon. While the nuances are unspoken, we tend to assume that fake news is the opposite of real news ...
Apr. 8, 2020 by Linda Chiavaroli
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To refute the long-held assertion that the Chinese who labored in California's Gold Rush were all indentured servants, Mae Ngai delved deep into The Huntington's collections ...
Mar. 25, 2020 by Lorraine Perrotta
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"We must first possess the region that we live in, first in our minds, to say, 'I'm from here.'" So states Luis Valdez, author of the play Zoot Suit ...
Mar. 11, 2020 by Linda Chiavaroli
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For the second event in The Huntington's Centennial Celebration series "Why It Matters," Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence welcomed Drew Gilpin Faust ...
Mar. 4, 2020 by Clay Stalls
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The Huntington's readers are at the heart of the Library's mission, and a historically important letter in The Huntington's institutional archives offers evidence ...
Feb. 26, 2020 by Phillip E. Bloom and Nicholas Menzies
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In his memoirs, Chrétien-Louis-Joseph de Guignes (1759–1845), who served as a French functionary in Guangzhou (Canton) from 1783 to 1796, wrote vividly ...
Feb. 19, 2020 by Usha Lee McFarling
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In The Huntington's Centennial Celebration series called "Why It Matters," Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence speaks with national leaders  ...
Feb. 12, 2020 by Thea Page
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An installation of contemporary British paintings of fictional black characters has been juxtaposed with The Huntington's collection of 18th-century British portraits ...
Feb. 5, 2020 by Usha Lee McFarling
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The Pavilion for Washing Away Thoughts (Di Lü Ting 滌慮亭) lies tucked along the stream between the Japanese and Chinese gardens ...
Jan. 29, 2020 by Jessica Pettengill
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The North Vista—with its stately lawn, Baroque fountain, and Henry E. Huntington's personal sculpture collection—has been an iconic location at The Huntington ...
Jan. 22, 2020 by Richard E. Bennett
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On Jan. 24 and 25 in Rothenberg Hall, The Huntington is hosting a conference on Mormon history that commemorates the 200th anniversary of the First Vision experience ...
Jan. 15, 2020 by Carribean Fragoza
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The new visual and written works in "Beside the Edge of the World" guide us boldly beyond the limits of the world documented in archives ...
Jan. 7, 2020 by Joel A. Klein
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Isaac Newton (1643–1727) is generally regarded as one of the most significant individuals in the history of science ...