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OSIRIS-REx on the Way to Asteroid Bennu

Close-Earth encounter lets team test instruments, take pictures of Earth.

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

UA Telescope Gets First Look at OSIRIS-REx

Spacecraft passing Earth soon for slingshot to asteroid Bennu.

Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

Tucsonan Ranks Among Nation's Best STEM Students

Selected for honor by science education non-profit

Lights Go Out at Kartchner Caverns, Newest Dark-Sky Park

Managing artificial light benefits astronomy, wildlife and humans, association director says.

Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

Tucsonan: Path of Totality 'Well Worth It'

He made the trip to Wyoming to get the full experience, and encourages people to see the next one in 2024.

Without Eye Protection, Even a Peek at the Eclipse is Dangerous

Children and young adults are particularly at risk without safety glasses.

Do You Have a Plan for the Eclipse? Here Are Some Ideas

The Great American Eclipse is coming to a sky near you.

UA Opens Science Classes to the Community

The school is offering reduced tuition to attend lectures in many subjects.

Doctor Sees the Light with Pain Control: Green LED

Physician found headache relief under trees, triggering study.

Scientists Will Simulate an Asteroid Impact with the Real Thing

The asteroid will pass close to Earth, but will safely continue on its way.

Girl Scouts Can Now Add STEM Badges to Their Sashes

Science, engineering and outdoor pursuits allow girls to take risks and seek challenges.

'Flying Hospital' to Depart Tucson After 15 Years in Storage

The plane will become a teaching space where students can learn about careers in STEM and aviation.

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