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UA Researcher Finds Tropical Lake on Titan

Study reveals 927-square-mile lake on Saturn’s largest moon

Venus Makes Once-In-Lifetime Celestial Cameo

Dozens gather in Tucson to watch planet cross between Earth and sun

Apollo Astronaut Gene Cernan was the last man to walk on the moon. Here, he looks at lunar artwork with the artist, Pamela Lee in Tucson May 31, 2012.

Astronauts Debate Future of U.S. Space Program

Apollo and shuttle astronauts say next big goal is overdue

Program Coordinator of Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, Adam Block, discusses the transit of Venus and the significance of the event, as well as how to safely view the transit.

Sic Transit Venus

Rare astronomical event offers skygazers unique opportunity on June 5th

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.

NGC 253 also goes by the name of “Sculptor Galaxy” after its parent constellation, or by the name “Silver Dollar Galaxy.

Collecting Light Part 5: Tomorrow, We See Farther

Series wrap looks at ambitious future astronomy projects and finds stargazers professional and amateur still looking upward in wonder

The 6.5-meter mirror at the MMT Observatory.

Collecting Light Part 3: The Age Of The Giant Telescope

Advancing astronomy through ever larger mirrors and telescopes

The sky is no longer the limit for University of Arizona law grad Gregory Schneider who has just earned the chance to go on a sub-orbital space flight.

Law School Grad's Heart, Head Full of Space

Winner of sub-orbital rocket trip climbs, runs atop Seattle Space Needle to claim prize

The Pluto Discovery Telescope was built in 1928 to look for "Planet X," later known as Pluto.

Collecting Light Part 2: A Century of Stargazing

A look at the colorful history and characters that made astronomy big in Arizona

Collecting Light Part 1: The Popular Science of Public Observatories

Sky-gazing programs on Kitt Peak and Mt. Lemmon indulge public's sense of wonder

AZ Week: Big Wildfire Year Predicted

Ongoing drought means 'we’re flammable now,' official says

2011 has been designated as the international year of the bat, and there are concerted efforts to inform the public about the importance of these creatures.

Tucson Welcomes Back Bats Saturday

‘Bat Night 2012’ heralds arrival of migratory, often misunderstood flying mammals

Dolores Hill (left) is the programmatic lead and, Carl Hergenrother (right) is the science lead both apart of OSIRIS-REx Target Asteroids! explain the dynamic of an asteroid.

Stargazers: Bring in Your Asteroid Info

Amateur astronomers called on to help find out more about near-Earth asteroids

Adam Block is the program coordinator at the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter. Adam explains what the best way to see the upcoming solar eclipse.

Solar Eclipse Will Provide Astronomical Show

Millions will enjoy this sporadic ocurrence on Sunday

Meteorite Hunters Contribute to Future UA-NASA Asteroid Study

Donated fragments will help scientists develop technology for study in next decade

The Biosphere 2 Model City research facility in Oracle, Arizona: Saturday, April 21, 2012. Members of the Tucson Electric Vehicle Association, TEVA2, visit with Biosphere 2 staff and officials from GoE3, an Arizona-based company that has promised to deploy 500 of their modular quick chargers across US highways over the next 18 to 30 months. Two Nissan Leafs and a Tesla Roadster is also shown.

Electric Cars

A closer look at Level 3 electric vehicle (EV) chargers, and the current controversy over which will become the industry standard.

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