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  • Carmen Duarte Arizona Daily Star

A person spotted the crash site and reported it.

Astronomers trying to figure out how galaxies interact.

Astronomers and sky watchers say more light downtown would affect their work.

  • By Tom Beal Arizona Daily Star

It may no longer be the national observatory, but its biggest telescopes have landed new scientific projects.

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  • By Tom Beal Arizona Daily Star

Though no longer the national observatory, its telescopes have landed new projects.

  • By Gerald M. Gay Arizona Daily Star

The toe-tapping harmonies of the Tucson Barbershop eXperience flowed freely from the rehearsal room and into the hallway of the Tucson Jewish …

The biggest telescopes on the mountain will have to find new uses, new users and new money in the coming years.

If the sun-grazing comet survives its close approach with the sun in November, it could be visible to the naked eye in December.

A 10-year project to allow first responders from various local agencies to talk to one another on radios is nearly complete.

  • Tom Beal Arizona Daily Star

The best meteor show of the year peaks this Sunday, but you may want to consult the weathercaster before scheduling a trip to your favorite da…

  • Tom Beal Arizona Daily Star

A telescope about the size of a decent camera, operated from a tiny observatory in Sonoita, has discovered its third exoplanet.

  • Tom Beal Arizona Daily Star

President Obama's proposed budget had good and bad news for Tucson-area astronomers and space scientists, most of it anticipated.


Kitt Peak National Observatory

The sonic boom over Tucson that rattled windows and nerves Wednesday night was caused by a fighter jet that broke the sound barrier while trai…

  • Tom Beal Arizona Daily Star

New plans for Kitt Peak's largest telescope were boosted Tuesday with a $2.1 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.


Even though Kitt Peak National Observatory is "oversubscribed," meaning it has more scientists who want to use it than it can accommodate, off…

  • Becky Pallack Arizona Daily Star

Two wildlife crossings on Ajo Highway near Kitt Peak will cost about $1.2 million - nearly 60 percent more than expected.

  • By David Wichner, Arizona Daily Star

Life is full of small distractions we get used to, like trains rumbling by.

  • Tom Beal Arizona Daily Star

Timothy D. Swindle was named director of the UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Monday - the very day NASA proposed scrapping two Mars missio…

  • Tom Beal Arizona Daily Star

Arizona science boosters hope that federal budget problems will cause the National Science Foundation to turn down a proposal to move the head…