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With Curiosity wheels down on Mars, shooting rocks with lasers and doing Myspace self-shots, it's no surprise that astronomical themes are a happen ... More >>
Scientists with the European Southern Observatory have discovered a very simple form of sugar circling a star that's very much like our own sun. ESO researchers made their observations with a radio telescope called the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile.
The sugar they found is called ... More >>
This morning we found a series of blog posts about a fatal rollover crash in the Canyon de Chelly National Monument that has received little media coverage.
The crash of the Korean War-era truck a week ago killed Hawaiian astronomy professor Richard Crowe and injured several others.
Blogger Jim Ja ... More >>
Carl SaganFifteen years ago today, astronomer, cosmologist, author, and science poet Carl Sagan passed away.
Few have done as much to convey the mysteries of outer space in more poetic, beautiful terms. His 1980 13-part PBS series, The Cosmos, is essential viewing (note the awesome Vangelis com ... More >>
You know your corner laundromat, where that one college kid always brings her books to study while her clothes are washing, and your neighbor from down the street asks you to borrow quarters every week? It's become sort of an unofficial hang-out for people in the hood, always bustling with a vari ... More >>
How well do you know your favorite cookhouse contraptions? See if you can guess today's gadget and check back next week for the answer, and to see if you've won a most-awesome prize.
Here are a few shots at this week's trickster, add yours to the comment box below:
- "I'm here to kill you Litt ... More >>
Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff will dedicate a memorial to astronomer Robert Burnham, Jr. on Saturday, August 15.Robert Burnham, Jr.
Almost 12 years ago -- in September, 1997 -- it was Phoenix NewTimes that shocked astronomers around the world with news that Burnham had died four years ear ... More >>
The largest water park in the state, Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix, is scheduled to open in mid-June. The $30 million, 35-acre park includes 30 slides and a coaster called Maximum Velocity. The park replaces the WaterWorld Safari park in north Phoenix...In Tucson, Reina Irene Gonzales was sentenced to tw ... More >>
So, announced earlier through a brief post that went up while we were still at the U.S. Airways Center, Billy Joel and Elton John are coming to town on March 26. It's the latest iteration of a tour Billboard labeled the most successful pairing of all time, and should be a fun night of music.
Really ... More >>