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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.

Scientists See Clues of Possible Unseen Planet in Solar System

Disruption in the orbits of objects in the distant Kuiper Belt suggest a large body.

UA Lunar and Planetary Lab to Celebrate Years of Mars Photos

Annual open house will feature the work of HiRISE camera as well as activities for kids, adults.

UA Space Programs to Launch 'Asteroid Day' 2017 Stream

OSIRIS-REx, Catalina Sky Survey lead off programming.

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

Astronauts and Aficionados Enter Tucson's Orbit for Spacefest

Experts and fans rub shoulders during space-themed weekend.

Planetary Scientist Honored for Global Outreach

Henry Throop to receive Carl Sagan Medal from astronomical society.

Climate Scientist: Leaving Paris Accord Bad for Southwest

The region is already experiencing the effects of global warming, says Valerie Trouet.

Tucson Camera on Jupiter Mission Reveals Cyclones

Tucson's Planetary Science Institute scientist manages Juno Cam for NASA.

Mount Lemmon SkyCenter Open House Saturday

Telescopes, exhibits and family activities show off science of the mountain.

'Mars is Beautiful,' UA Scientists Enthuse Over Book of HiRISE Images

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding a future for historic Tucson places to become community art spaces; tune in with the UA amateur radio club; and new music from the Weiss / Soflin duo.

'Woven Through Time' Reveals Cultural Fabric of the Southwest

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A state budget update; Dr. David Alberts retires from the UA Cancer Center; and "A Book I Love" returns.

Annie Laos, A Tucson Original, Remembered by Friends and Family

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A look at alternatives to a physical border wall; how genome research helps science to understand epilepsy; "I Dream in Widescreen" brings new film makers' work to light.

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