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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.

Dr. Carolyn Porco

One of America's leading planetary scientists talks about the ongoing exploration of Saturn and its moons. She'll be in Tucson to present at SPACEFEST III (June 2nd - 5th, 2011).

Captain Mark Kelly

Listen to an interview from orbit, as Captain Mark Kelly answers questions from on board the International Space Station.

A Community Forum on Mental Illness

Can the citizens of Tucson find a better way to both protect the public and provide help for persons suffering from severe mental illness?

Could There Be Life On Jupiter?

The acclaimed science fiction author Dr. Ben Bova talks about his new novel "Leviathans of Jupiter" and the real science that inspired it.

Tucson's Reid Park Zoo to Get Bigger

"Expedition Tanzania" will increase the number of elephants at the zoo and involve them in an entirely new education component.

Science for Tibetan Monks

From Karma to the Cosmos Tibetan Monks and Nuns learn about the physical world. Tibetan monks and nuns usually spend their whole lives learning about the inner world of the mind.

Bodies... The Exhibit: Anatomy Lab for the Masses

Plastination process used for Bodies exhibit is employed by anatomy lab at University of Arizona.

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