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Are flesh eating scarabs a real thing? If you’ve seen Stephen Sommers 1999 film The Mummy, you may be lead to believe so. The film depicts hundreds if not thousands of high speed flesh eating scarab beetles that can cover … Continue reading

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Burritos to sushi, even coffee and Coca-Cola are a few menu items for astronauts in space. Still, some will tell you a healthy dose of fresh vegetables would do the body good. This got scientists thinking, since plants are vital … Continue reading

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Arizona Science Center’s CEO, Chevy Humphrey, is bridging the gap between science and our everyday world. In her latest Huffington post blog, she examines the concept of citizen science and using cell phones for science. “Citizen science as a concept … Continue reading

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This week, astronomers found a planet made up almost entirely of rock. The planet was discovered using the Space Telescope, Kepler, hence the planets new name, Kepler-10c. Kepler-10c is the first rocky planet discovered outside of our solar system, residing … Continue reading

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Haboobs or Khamaseens? They’re actually very similar! In fact, they’re cousins in the wind world! Have you ever heard a thunderstorm at night and gone outside the next morning to find the cars covered in dust? That’s because there was … Continue reading

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24 new species of wasps that mummify their prey have been recently discovered. This parasitic type of wasp is pretty unusual, made even more unusual by the process which the prey are used in the life cycle. Wasps of the … Continue reading

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“At the Arizona Science Center, we believe in hands-on engaged learning for all.  We bring the most up-to-date and relevant research alongside a model of engagement that allows adults and children alike to wonder, to inquire, to ask questions, to … Continue reading

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The Art360 series, part of Adults’ Night Out, continues on June 6 with artist Lisa Albinger. See our interview with her below. Q: How would you describe your art? A: My art explores the realms of mind, body, and nature. … Continue reading

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Join us for a special pre-screening event of “D-Day 3D: NORMANDY 1944” D-Day is the infamous day that US, British and Canadian forces stormed five beaches in Normandy and became a major turning point in WWII. It all began in … Continue reading

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 Meet Lilly, a 7 year old girl that loves learning about science and truly “never stops wondering.”  It was a huge dream of Lilly’s to spend her Spring Break learning about science at our Spring Break Science Camp, “Wonders of … Continue reading

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