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Gerard Kuiper (second from left) with NASA engineers 1964

UA Astronomy Pioneer Kuiper's Work Still Relevant Today

He advanced US space exploration in the 1960s, including moon crash landing.

The control room where a Titan II missile would have been launched from. The room was staffed by at least two people at all times from when the site went online until it was decommissioned, but had spots for all four crew members to work from.

Southern Arizona's Titan Missile Museum: Cold War History

Staff sees one-of-a-kind site as a chance to ensure future generations learn of nuclear war threat.


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.

Hubble Space Telescope Marks 25 Years in Space

University of Arizona scientists mark historic launch of groundbreaking telescope

Insect Experts Report Active Season of Africanized Honeybees in Arizona

Abundant blooms are providing growing opportunities for the aggressive bees.

Buffelgrass is an invader species

A War On Grass

Residents in southern Arizona are fighting an invasive, resilient species that threatens the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Scientist Study a Mystery of the Deep

Montezuma Castle National Monument, between Phoenix and Flagstaff, is home to a body of water that has left scientists perplexed.

Archaelogists Unearth Ancient Hopi Ruins

Researches hope to learn more about some of the Southwest's earliest inhabitants.

We explore the process by which minerals are formed. Courtesy: Eight, Arizona PBS in Phoenix

UA Holds Mineral Exhibit As Tucson Gem Shows Rolls In

Showcase at UA's Flandrau kicked off Feb. 1, ends weekend of annual gem show, which is marking 60th anniversary.

New Study: Warfare May Not Be Part of Human Nature

An adjunct research scientists at the UA led investigation, says group-on-group violence is relatively new.

Retired US Sen. Jon Kyl (third from left), White Mountain Apache Chairman Ronnie Lupe (center), US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell (to Lupe's left) and U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (second from right) with members of White Mountain Apache Tribe.

Clean Water Agreement, Through Congress, Signed for AZ Tribe

Under $200M federal allocation, White Mountain Apaches will get 'clean water for another 100 years.'

AZ Reps Propose Casa Grande Ruins Expansion

Bill in U.S. House would add nearby lands with archaeological significance to park boundaries.

Participants of the 2013 Bio Blitz event analyze some foot prints left behind by an elusive bobcat.

Nature by the Numbers

'Bioblitz' events take count of flora, fauna

Archaeologists Uncover Social Networks of Ancient Southwest

Study reveals how indigenous people shared pottery design across boundaries

Here we have the exterior of Biosphere 2 which is illuminated by a beautiful, golden sunlight.

Focusing on Planet Earth

Biosphere 2, annual Earth Day raising awareness

Michelle Conklin, Executive Director of Tucson Botanical Gardens, talks about some of the current and upcoming projects for the organization.

Tucson Botanical Gardens Growing

Changes, additions and 'Grow Down' competition among landscape architects

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