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Lunar And Planetary Lab

2 Tucson-based projects are closer to probing the universe

2 Tucson-based projects are closer to probing the universe

OSIRIS-REx will grab a piece of an asteroid; the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will explore the mysteries of the universe.

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Join the world in looking at the moon from the University of Arizona campus

Join the world in looking at the moon from the University of Arizona campus

International Observe the Moon Night will be celebrated with telescopes, talks and a laser-light show.

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Calling all lunatics

Calling all lunatics

International Observe the Moon Night is Saturday

October 10, 2013 12:36 pmLoading…
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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UA's HiRISE camera finds Mars' ice cap fluctuations

UA's HiRISE camera finds Mars' ice cap fluctuations

These eight-tenths-of-a-mile sections photographed by the HiRISE camera show, from left, early spring, when the ground is covered by a seasonal layer of dry ice about 2 feet thick; and later spring, when the ice cracks, releasing dark sand from the dune below. When pressurized gas trapped be…

January 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
UA's HiRISE camera finds Mars' ice cap fluctuations

UA's HiRISE camera finds Mars' ice cap fluctuations

Our new understanding of the ever-changing topography of Mars came into full focus in the last week with the release of three scientific papers and dozens of images by the University of Arizona's HiRISE camera team.

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Bold plan goes for asteroid 'gold'

There may be space rocks loaded with platinum and gold, but mundane elements may be the real moneymakers in space, said Mark Sykes, CEO and director of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute.

April 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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