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Geminid Meteor Shower To Light up the Sky

Find a dark place, dress warmly and look up Wednesday night.

A century of family history helped create "The Journal of Sedona Schnebly"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Advice on healthier, happier sleep; and at age 100, a real Tucson original still surrounds herself with the things she loves -- motorcycles.

Astronomer Helps Find Most Distant Quasar, Clue to 'Cosmic Evolutions'

Scientists on quest to find when stars first formed in our universe.

#metoo: Empowerment Through Empathy

Also on Arizona Spotlight: John Waters brings his love for Christmas to Tucson; astronomical photographs celebrate the beauty of the planet Mars.

Tucson Teacher Receives $5,000 Surprise

José Salcido plans to buy equipment to teach physics with money from grant.

UA College of Medicine Marks 50th Anniversary

The school is known for breakthroughs made in asthma and CPR.

Flu Season Right on Time in Pima County

18 cases have been reported in past three weeks.

As Opioid Crisis Deepens, UA Group Seeks Nonaddictive Pain Treatment

Alternative therapies could replace opioids.

UA Casts 5th Mirror for Giant Magellan Telescope

Mirror Lab celebrates 20th mirror made for instruments around the world.

Eyes to the Night Sky Saturday for Worldwide Moon Viewing

Tucson astronomy group to set up telescopes, donate instrument to Pima County Public Library for International Observe the Moon Night.

UA Astronomer Among First to 'See' Star Collision in Space

Two neutron stars collide to create gravitational waves detected on earth and allow for observation.

Raytheon Drones Fly Into Hurricanes to Collect Data

'Coyotes' were used recently in Hurricane Maria to aid in continuous monitoring.

OSIRIS-REx Instruments Get Trial Run

Spacecraft's cameras send back portrait of Earth.

OSIRIS-REx on its Way to Asteroid Bennu

Close-Earth encounter lets team test instruments, take pictures of Earth.

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

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