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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.

NASA Introduces Plan to Sample Asteroid Boulder

Mission would be challenge for UA Lunar And Planetary scientists.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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