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Will We Soon be Mining the Moon?

UA Scientists say private concerns are seeking ways to get there, but the practicality of it may be far-fetched.

Artist's rendering of the Giant Magellan Telescope.

UA Gets $20M to Help Build World's Largest Telescope

Scottsdale businessman's donation will help pay for 8 mirrors for instrument to be installed in Chilean mountains.

University of Arizona Teams Up to Capture Better Images of Night Sky

UA, partners will take control of world's second largest infrared telescope.

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.

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.

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.

We talk to Teresa Lappin, Member of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, and Robert Gilroy, President  of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, about their organization's history, goals and projects.

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.

Demonstration video of OSIRIS-REx.

UA's Asteroid Mission: Touching Example of Space Exploration

OSIRIS REx will examine the asteroid Bennu and bring back a sample to Earth by 2023; launches in 2016.

This Friday, the Loft Theater will screen Particle Fever, a film about the biggest and most expensive science experiment in history, one that is part hard science and part philosophy.

UA Researchers Take Part in 'Biggest, Most Expensive' Science Experiment

The Large Hadron Collider's start-up, launch are center of film to be screened at The Loft; scientists discuss its connection to the university.

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

OSIRIS REx Moves From Planning Phase to Fabrication

Latest NASA project for the UA is one step closer to launch; its ultimate goal is bringing back a piece of an asteroid to Earth.

Kaleidoscopic Look at Bradbury, Famous Sci-Fi Writer

Essay collection explores his life and different dimensions of his work; fans will be able to find it at Tucson Festival of Books' Science City.

UA-Led Research Team Finds New Planet

Gas giant discovered orbiting around star outside Earth's solar system; relatively young at 13 million years old.

Shaunna Morrison, University of Arizona Ph.D Student, discusses her recent discovery of beach sands on Mars.

UA Doctorate Student First to Identify Minerals on Mars Surface

What they have is basaltic sand, made from eroded lava, similar in composition to sand found here on earth in places such as Hawaii.

The dome of a telescope at the UA Sky Center campus on Mount Lemmon.

Program Brings K-12 Children to Mt. Lemmon for Science Learning

UA Science Sky School uses area as an outdoor classroom for intensive, hands-on science education.

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