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Local 'sci-fi' projects advance in NASA competition

Local 'sci-fi' projects advance in NASA competition

NASA funds five proposals for far-out projects and two are based in Tucson. 

August 12, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Tucson is epicenter of meteorite strike, rock hunt

Tucson is epicenter of meteorite strike, rock hunt

Tucson is the epicenter of a meteorite hunt after a shower of space rocks landed north of the city Tuesday night.

December 11, 2013 2:44 pm Photos

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Anything you can imagine happening in our vast universe already has

Anything you can imagine happening in our vast universe already has

These four guys are devising a way to instantly find the dozen "rarest of the rare" events among the million phenomena that will be seen each night by the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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'Astrophysicist' title could mean better job prospects

The University of Arizona's astronomy graduate students hope to persuade their department, their college and the Board of Regents to acknowledge them as astrophysicists as well as astronomers.

September 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
UA presents a free science education, not to mention pizza, beer and movies

UA presents a free science education, not to mention pizza, beer and movies

Explore the cosmos, visit the rain forest and learn the secret of happiness in a series of scientific lectures this fall.

September 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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What a UA astronomer would say in his last lecture (audio updated)

What a UA astronomer would say in his last lecture (audio updated)

"If you knew this would be the last lecture you would ever give, what would you say?"

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