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UA Researchers Help Develop New Optics System for Telescopes

New type of camera developed takes the clearest images ever of distant celestial objects.

Perseids Meteor shower

ASU to Get Piece of Meteorite

Will study fragment of 4-5 billion-year-old object that exploded over California last year

UA Researcher Collaborating on Astronaut Health

Multi-institutional study will investigate the infectious disease risks to crews during spaceflight.

Mark Candy, collections manager at the University of Arizona Mineral Museum, gives insight and history of the Mineral Museum.

UA Mineral Museum Receives Its Largest Donation Ever

The collection will help create database used for non-destructive sampling technology.

Adam Block, manager of the UA-operated Mount Lemmon Sky Center, talks about the PanStarrs Comet which he was able to photograph.

Asteroid, Meteor, Comet?

Telling Space Bodies Apart

Sequestration Impact on Science Uncertain

Questions remain over how budget cuts will affect UA research

Learning From Asteroids Pummeling Mars

UA HiRISE camera documents space-rock strikes on red planet

Restoring A Piece of Astronomy History

Lowell Observatory turning to public for help funding refurbishments of 117-year old Clark Telescope

An update on the sample return mission of the OSIRIS REx Asteroid.

UA Mission Will Touch Asteroid

Watch AZ illustrated Science tonight, 6:30, PBS 6

Adam Block, manager of the UA-operated Mount Lemmon Sky Center, talks about the PanStarrs Comet which he was able to photograph.

2013: Year of the Comet

Scientists are excited about astronomical opportunities

Spotting Pan-STARRS

Comet visible in western sky just after sunset tonight

Pluto Concept

Naming Pluto's Newest Moons

UPDATE: Vulcan, Cerberus win unofficial contest to name recently discovered 4th, 5th satellites

The mission to collect samples from the asteroid 1999 RQ36 is scheduled to launch in 2016, and will return to earth in 2023.

OSIRIS REx Mission Progresses

Goal to reach asteroid in 2018 on track

Student admire a laser projector at The Flandrau Science Center.

Flandrau: A Scene for Science

UA center, planetarium offers multiple programs, events

Geminid Meteor Shower to Give Skygazers a Show

Arizonans get their only view of annual spectacle Wednesday; cloudy Thursday

Lowell Observatory To Host Big Astronomy Conference In 2014

Biennial “Cool Stars” conference will bring as many as 400 astronomers from around the world to Flagstaff

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