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Chris Impey looks "Beyond"

Does humanity possess an "exploration gene"? Award-winning UA scientist looks at the past, present, and future of space travel in new book.

A War On Grass

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

Repose - The Potent Pause

Tucson residents' new book recommends lying on your back for a surprising number of mental and physical health benefits.

Voices for the Cure with Carolyn Green and LaTrice Jordan

Hear how family support and regular self-checks and mammograms helped a Tucson woman to survive breast cancer - twice.

Voices for the Cure with Claudia Arévalo

A cancer survivor, lawyer and new mom talks with her brother about the hard times ten years ago when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer.

Voices for the Cure with Kim Puete and Jennifer Wigle

Listen to two of the countless women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer share their story of courage, love, hope.

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.

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.

The C.S.I. Effect

Alexis Gray, one of the nation's top forensic anthropologists, discusses how popular TV shows have changed the public's expectations about forensic science.

Scientists: Darkness Harder to Find Due to Overpopulation

Use of artificial lights is increasing around the world; experts say tens of millions of people have never experiences truly dark skies.

The Power of Circus Amperean

Find out how a small performing arts group is blending mad science and high voltage to entertain Tucson audiences

Motivated Exercisers on the Move

Personal drive comes from many sources

Teachers' Voices with Ofelia Zepeda and Meredith Kupinski

Two educators talk about a new program where teachers - instead of students - are asked to become immersed in the indigenous culture of their school.

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

Tracking the Chupacabra

Author Benjamin Radford explores the history and the reality of the famous bloodsucking monster. Is it more than just a modern myth?

A Tour of Kartchner Caverns with Gary Tenen

The cave's co-discoverer revisits Kartchner often, and finds it still amazes him 40 years later. A tireless evangelist for the cave he still refers to as "Xanadu", Gary Tenen invited Mark Duggan to accompany him on a recent trip underground.

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