People in Arizona are more likely to believe that global warming is a real thing than people in any other state.It may be easy to believe, since a large portion of the state is essentially a Crock-Pot that cooks humans during the summer, but it may also be difficult to believe, given the conspiracy- ... More >>
We had a temporary, though intense, urge to flee the state after reading Michael Clancy's climate-change apocalypse story in today's Arizona Republic. Clancy's story describes how climate change could turn Arizona from the paradise it is today into a scorched, polluted, economically challenged wast ... More >>
Image: National Weather ServiceA Doppler radar image captures the enormity of the July 5 dust storm. The July 5 dust storm was among the most "significant" ever seen by National Weather Service experts who have been in the Valley 30 years, according to a new online report.Everything you wante ... More >>
www.facebook.com/pages/Fate-of-the-GalaxiesFate of the GalaxiesThe dreamy, danceable, synth-heavy music of Fate of the Galaxies sounds more like something that would come out of early-to-mid '80s England (The Cure, Joy Division) than downtown Phoenix. But that's where the trio that makes up Fate ... More >>
Take some steps under the night sky
www.greendaily.com PETA Wants to turn the Arizona State Capitol into a billboard featuring its famous "Lettuce Ladies"People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent Arizona Governor Jan Brewer a letter today, offering to rent space on the outside walls of the state capitol building ... More >>
The good news? Its too cold for creepy-crawlers.
The right-leaning American for Prosperity group is bringing its Hot Air Tour to Phoenix on Saturday, offering tethered hot air balloon rides and speeches on the huge costs of trying to solve global warming. Tom Jenney, director of the AFP's Arizona chapte ... More >>
It's a groundbreaking moment in the search for other planets and possibly other life in the universe.
By Sarah Ventre The story goes that Albert Einstein passed away when Dr. Michio Kaku was growing up. That event caused him to dedicate his life to finishing what Einstein began and was unable to finish. Since that time, Dr. Kaku has become one of the leading physicists in the entire world, and ha ... More >>
Could Bob Pettit have cured cancer in his lifetime? We might never know, thanks to nasty university politics
Sophie Fisher is autistic. Her mother isn't so sure she wants you to know
If Gilbert school officials had played straight, Mesquite Junior High kids and teachers would've run for their lives.
A New Times writer tells one family's unique story about life with Down Syndrome, and then shares her own
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The love story that may spark Arizona's New Economy.
At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.
Lunch with a paleontologist
DJ Radar offers a different read of turntable music with the score to 'Antimatter'
Disney deserves extinction for Dinosaur dialogue
Arizona asteroid hunters were poised to save the Earth from Armageddon. Then a secret Air Force project took over.
Hollywood aims its cameras at the Fourth Rock From the Sun
When Jim Stevens' chance for astronomic fame came along, he spaced out. Instead, Tom Bopp looked through Stevens' homemade telescope and discovered the comet of the century.
Nationally renowned ASU scientist Robert Balling thinks environmentalists have exaggerated the threat of global warming. He knows politicians and the press have distorted the climate debate.
ARIZONA'S REPUBLICAN LEADERS WANT THE STATE TO BUCK FEDERAL LAWS ON CFC PRODUCTION. THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WEIRD SCIENCE MIXES WITH WACKY POLITICS.