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Ever Larger Eyes On The Skies

UA Mirror Lab completes work on first of seven mirrors for Giant Magellan Telescope

Arizona's Newest Telescope Now Operational

Discovery Channel Telescope, fifth largest in U.S., makes scientific and screen debut

Kitt Peak Telescopes Under Cost-Cutting Microscope

National observatory, public star-gazing programs face uncertainty

Minding Mars from Tucson

Scientists around world pay close attention to NASA mission

New Telescope Unveiled in Flagstaff

Historic Lowell Observatory christens $53M instrument

Mysteries Of Pluto: Fifth Moon Found

Hubbell images spotlight dwarf planet discovered at AZ observatory

Energetic Focus on the Sun

Mirror technology could be a big boon to solar energy in AZ

Venus Makes Once-In-Lifetime Celestial Cameo

Dozens gather in Tucson to watch planet cross between Earth and sun

Collecting Light Part 5: Tomorrow, We See Farther

Series wrap looks at ambitious future astronomy projects and finds stargazers professional and amateur still looking upward in wonder

Collecting Light Part 4: Dark Skies, Bright Future

Arizona's dark skies are perfect for stargazing, and astronomers are fighting to keep it that way

Collecting Light Part 3: The Age Of The Giant Telescope

Advancing astronomy through ever larger mirrors and telescopes

Collecting Light Part 2: A Century of Stargazing

A look at the colorful history and characters that made astronomy big in Arizona

Collecting Light: A Video Preview

Listen to week-long series at 8:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, NPR 89.1

Flandrau Monsoon Exhibit Explains Summer Weather

A trip to the science center reaveals Monsoon secrets

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