Geoff Notkin crunches some meteorite numbers at his desert field desk.
Courtesy Geoff Notkin
Featured on the April 14th, 2017 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
- Nancy Montoya reports on local reaction to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announcement of changes to the way that people who cross the border illegally will be prosecuted...
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Nogales, April 11, 2017.
- This Earth Day (April 22nd, 2017), rallies will take place around the country and the world to draw attention to ways that science, engineering & math can solve problems and make positive change. Mark talks with two participants, local co-organizer Maria Johnson and guest-speaking meteorite specialist and science enthusiast Geoff Notkin, about what Science Rally Tucson has in store...
- Artist Lex Gjurasic has always found inspiration in landscapes around her. The Seattle transplant talks to Vanessa Barchfield about how the colors and textures of the Sonora Desert have taken root and blossomed in her work...
Mourning Mask, from Lex Gjurasic's Crystal Skull series.
Courtesy of Lex Gjurasic
- And, in a new edition of The Art of Paying Attention, author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on the round-tailed ground squirrel, an often overlooked species that one expert refers to as "the neighbor we know so little about"...
Two ground squirrels standing on their hind legs, in this case a mother and her offspring.
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