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Biosphere 2

Phenology: Observe more about the natural world

Phenology: Observe more about the natural world

Events designed to help you be more aware of whats around you.

September 20, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Estate gives $50 million for UA scholarships, research

Estate gives $50 million for UA scholarships, research

The donation is from the estate of philanthropist Agnese Nelms Haury.

September 19, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

Tucson biz briefs: Tourist attraction discounts; farmers markets

Tucson Attractions Passport now on sale; farmers markets coming to 2 hospitals.

September 14, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
SaddleBrooke resident releases Biosphere-inspired album

SaddleBrooke resident releases Biosphere-inspired album

Musician Mark Freshwater waited until the demands of life lightened up to find his inner voice again.

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Biosphere 2's tropical lagoon will become a replica of the Sea of Cortez

Biosphere 2's tropical lagoon will become a replica of the Sea of Cortez

The "ocean" inside the enclosed environment outside Oracle will be drained and rearranged to accommodate ocean species from the Gulf of California. 

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Bighorns are roaming the mountains

Bighorns are roaming the mountains

All 31 of the bighorn sheep released into the Catalina Mountains on Nov. 18 apparently have survived so far and are fanning out across the range, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am
Biosphere couple offer to go to Mars

Biosphere couple offer to go to Mars

Jane Poynter

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Biosphere couple offer to go to Mars

Biosphere couple offer to go to Mars

Taber MacCallum

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Biosphere couple offer to go to Mars

Biosphere couple offer to go to Mars

Jane Poynter and Taber MacCallum kept their relationship alive inside Biosphere 2 and now they'd like to test their marriage on a long, risky flight to Mars.

February 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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'Book of Fun' goes on sale today

'Book of Fun' goes on sale today

Biosphere 2 is "a center for research, outreach, teaching and lifelong learning about Earth, its living systems and its place in the universe," according to its website. You can visit what Time Life Books named one of the 50 must-see wonders of the world at a discount if you have "The Book of Fun."

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'Book of Fun' goes on sale today

'Book of Fun' goes on sale today

The Pima Air and Space Museum is another attraction featured in the book.

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'Book of Fun' goes on sale today

'Book of Fun' goes on sale today

Find a discount to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, too.

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'Book of Fun' goes on sale today

'Book of Fun' goes on sale today

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'Book of Fun' goes on sale today

'Book of Fun' goes on sale today

Who doesn't love a good buy-one get-one deal?

October 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Attractions Passport on sale starting Monday

Who doesn’t love a good buy-one get-one deal?

September 30, 2012 1:01 pmLoading…
Sunscreen for visitors of Tucson attractions

Sunscreen for visitors of Tucson attractions

With temperatures in the triple digits, and summer's official start looming around the corner, it's time to start thinking about protecting your skin.

May 19, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…
Prof headed to UC-Irvine; led UA to Biosphere 2

Prof headed to UC-Irvine; led UA to Biosphere 2

Travis Huxman, who led the University of Arizona's efforts to acquire ownership of Biosphere 2 and transform it into a laboratory for scientific research, has been hired away by the University of California.

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Celebrate Earth Day at Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2 will celebrate Earth Day Saturday with music, special exhibits and live music from the UA School of Music.

April 18, 2012 10:03 amLoading…

UA's STEM outreach aiming for new center

What do a field trip to Biosphere 2, classroom engineering activities and mentoring for math teachers have in common?

October 01, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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