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What Happened To Mars' Atmosphere? Mystery Deepens

Flagastaff scientist delves into it, comes up with controvertible argument about red planet.

UA Astronomy Pioneer Kuiper's Work Still Relevant Today

He advanced US space exploration in the 1960s, including moon crash landing.

UA-Built Cameras Ready for OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft

Three-camera suite will aid in mission's goal of asteroid soil sample.

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Week

Best viewing after midnight

Whipple Observatory Supplied Data for Planet Discovery

First near-earth-size planet in habitable zone

Amateur Astronomers Help Map Kuiper Belt

Band of frozen objects includes the dwarf planet Pluto

Scientists Celebrate First Close Up Pictures of Pluto

UA researcher among mission controllers viewing New Horizons images

New Horizons Spacecraft Closes In On Pluto

Unmanned probe's closest encounter with dwarf planet expected Tuesday

Pluto-Palooza

Find out why the dwarf planet Pluto casts a historical shadow over the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, where NASA's July 14th Pluto flyby is big news.

Arizona Spotlight for July 3rd, 2015

Exploring the planet Pluto as never before; land and sea survival training tests Air Force pilots' mettle; monsoon love for toads, tarantulas, and tortoises; and A Book I Love.

UA Making Biggest Mirrors for World's Biggest Telescope

Earthbound Giant Magellan Telescope will see 10 times better than Hubble.

Coming in July: Dwarf Planet Pluto, Up Close and Personal

Flagstaff eagerly awaits distant dwarf planet coming into sight of long-traveling space probe.

Tucson Technology to Photograph Jupiter's Moon

University of Arizona researchers' instruments win ride aboard journey to Europa

Arizona Spotlight for May 1st, 2015

"Now en Español" tells how five Latina actresses became "Desperate Housewives" in Spanish; MacArthur Fellow Olivier Guyon searches the stars for distant planets; "I Dream in Widescreen" showcases student films; San Ysidro Festival revives old traditions.

Hubble Space Telescope Marks 25 Years in Space

University of Arizona scientists mark historic launch of groundbreaking telescope

Unique Telescope Destined for South America Started at UA

Mirrors inside Large Synoptic Survey Telescope being assembled in Chile were built in Tucson.

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