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Edward Beshore, Deputy Principal Investigator for OSIRIS REx Mission, discusses the dangers Earth faces from space objects.

Public Can Submit Messages for OSIRIS-REx Digital Time Capsule

Submissions will be placed on microchip aboard spacecraft to fly to asteroid, back.

New Projector at Flandrau Planetarium Enhances Views of Space

New system takes viewers on soaring journeys through solar system, galaxy, stars, asteroids in 3D.

Mountain lion in the mountains west of Tucson.

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Teenagers Ask Big Questions at Biosphere 2's Summer Academy

It's a Tuesday afternoon, a group of high school kids are trudging in rubber boots through only mangrove forest in Southern AZ.

Global Climate Changing, Tucsonans Working Outdoors Feel Heat

National Climate Assessment says Southwest is going to get even hotter, drier.

Familiar Sounds of Summer

Some "singing cicadas" are associated with the monsoon but a bug expert disagrees.

Demonstration video of OSIRIS-REx.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Archaeology, Adventures and Agaves

Tucson archaeologists are beginning new chapters after decades at the University of Arizona, reveal ancient culture's uses for tough native plant.

San Pedro River

Project Aims to Detain Rainwater to San Pedro River Aquifers

Goal is to have water make its way into river, keeping it flowing even in dry seasons.

Rare Southwestern Rodent Gets Federal Protection

New Mexico meadow jumping mouse is now part of dozens of species in Arizona listed as endangered or threatened.

Gold Nugget Stolen from UA Flandrau Planetarium

It is valued at $30,000, university police dept. urges people with information to come forward.

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.

Deepak Chopra discuses conscientiousness.

Researchers, Philosophers Explore Theories of Consciousness

Despite ongoing exploration of consciousness and its concepts, the future of the study remains unknown.

Anita Bhappu, Program Chair of Retailing and Consumer Sciences, discusses technological developments that will change the way people shop in physical sores.

Retailers Want to Know How People Shop

E-commerce has exploded in the past ten years, as more people go to the Internet to buy and sell goods and services. Technology has driven much of that shift.

Melting Snow Won't Help AZ Rivers This Year, Forecast Says

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture anticipates water will be well below normal levels as snow thaws despite average amounts of snowfall through much of the West Coast.

Dust blows from Freeport MacMoRan mine tailings near Green Valley, Ariz. in July, 2013. The incident led Pima County to issue a notice that the company violated air quality standards.

Low Air Quality Caused By Dry Winter, Low Pressure Zone

Pima County Dept. of Environmental Quality has issued five air quality warnings in the past two weeks.

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