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Meet Marshall Flippo, an 89-Year-Old Square Dance Caller Who Still Loves His Work

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Results from the state primary; the impending launch of OSIRIS-REx; and Gene Wilder remembered.

Comet Catalina Makes Brief Appearance

Discovered by Catalina Sky Survey in 2013

Arizona Spotlight for the 2015 holiday season

More local StoryCorps conversations; exploring the "Xenophobia Blues"; discovering Comet Catalina, and some of the year's best stories.

Pluto-Palooza

Find out why the dwarf planet Pluto casts a historical shadow over the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, where NASA's July 14th Pluto flyby is big news.

Arizona Spotlight for May 1st, 2015

"Now en EspaƱol" tells how five Latina actresses became "Desperate Housewives" in Spanish; MacArthur Fellow Olivier Guyon searches the stars for distant planets; "I Dream in Widescreen" showcases student films; San Ysidro Festival revives old traditions.

UA Optical Scientist Explores Universe For Exoplanets

MacArthur Fellow Olivier Guyon is leading the search for Earth-like worlds outside our solar system.

Mourners Remember Admired AZ Astrophysicist

Trevor Weekes was a friend and mentor to many researchers in Southern Arizona; helped develop VERITAS on Mount Hopkins south of Tucson.

Friends of Stars, Skies in S. AZ

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association is celebrating 60 years in the community; they are connected to all things astronomy.

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