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Meteors radiate from Constellation Perseus in northeast sky

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Week

Best viewing after midnight

Jeffrey Silvertooth, PhD, addresses people who are learning more about agriculture.

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

UA To Collaborate With Air Force in Science Research

New partnership will also help students develop career opportunities

Arizona Spotlight for July 31, 2015

The Tucson Museum of Art displays work from refugee artists who are part of The Owl and Panther Project; space scientist Chris Impey looks "Beyond"; and Beth Surdut faces off with an angry raptor in "The Art of Paying Attention".

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.

UA to Be Part of National Photonic Research Institute

White House launches 6th of nine manufacturing organizations.

This artist's concept depicts one possible appearance of the planet Kepler-452b, the first near-Earth-size world to be found in the habitable zone of star that is similar to our sun. The habitable zone is a region around a star where temperatures are right for water -- an essential ingredient for life as we know it -- to pool on the surface. Scientists do not know if Kepler-452b can support life or not. What is known about the planet is that it is about 60 percent larger than Earth, placing it in a class of planets dubbed "super-Earths."

Whipple Observatory Supplied Data for Planet Discovery

First near-earth-size planet in habitable zone

"The Reason for Flowers"

Get a different perspective on the beauty, ecology and lore of flowers from Stephen Buchmann, a pollination expert and the author of a new book of natural history.

Arizona Spotlight for July 24, 2015

Author and scientist Stephen Buchmann discusses "The Reason for Flowers"; three film scores that added dimension to their classic films; how one man overcame illiteracy; paying attention to stink bugs in love.

Ken Conway matches a star field map to the view seen through his telescope and recorded on a laptop.

Amateur Astronomers Help Map Kuiper Belt

Band of frozen objects includes the dwarf planet Pluto

Invasive Palm Weevil Spotted In Arizona

Pests known to feed on date, coconut and sago palms

Scientists Celebrate First Close Up Pictures of Pluto

UA researcher among mission controllers viewing New Horizons images

An arial view of the Santa Cruz River near Marana.

Federal Agency to Fund Water Resources Study

Goal is to find ways to meet future demands for Southeastern Arizona

ASU Researchers Challenge Smell Study

Research claims human noses can detect a trillion different smells

New Horizons Arrives At Target Pluto

Scientists look for new discoveries about dwarf planet, Artists seek "human connection" to Pluto

Demonstration video of OSIRIS-REx.

OSIRIS-REx Instruments Being Delivered To Spacecraft

University of Arizona-led mission to launch in 2016

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