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You may be asking yourself what a planetarium has to do with an art show.  We all know planetariums are a place to view the wonders of the universe, and a part of those wonders are the things we create … Continue reading

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Is it possible to touch North America and Europe at the same time?  Believe it or not, there is one amazing place in the world where this is possible! This incredible geologic feature, called the Silfra Crack, is accessible at … Continue reading

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Through a Governor’s Initiative, Arizona Science Center Provides Professional Learning and Development to Educational Leaders and Teachers Supporting Research-based Practices in Teaching and Learning Dr. Sharon A. Kortman, Senior Vice President of Learning, Arizona Science Center Educators are facing a … Continue reading

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Every year, people visit their physician for their annual wellness exam. This typically involves a blood screening where a lab draws two to three vials of blood from the patient. This blood then undergoes a series of tests for cholesterol, … Continue reading

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Leather, there isn’t a whole lot to it, is there?  Sure, it’s a bit of a luxury and tends to be on the more expensive side, but it has been with us for centuries, and it just seems to be … Continue reading

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The Art360 series, part of Adults’ Night Out, continues on April 4 with artist Dean Reynolds. See our interview with him below. Q: How would you describe your art? A: My work is a combination of my interests in science … Continue reading

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Old myth claims that four leaf clovers hold the luck of the Irish, though this parable likely came about because of the rareness of a four leaf clover. Although unsure, geneticists think a clover may sport a fourth leaf due to a … Continue reading

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We’re not talking about the superhero Batman, with all his high tech gear and incessant need to battle evil. Although this man could be seen as a hero, he is quite different from Bruce Wayne. His name is Daniel Kish, … Continue reading

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As ‘Arizonians’ we are lucky to see the sun most of the year, but when was the last time that you actually thought about the amazing things that our sun does? Our sun, so large that it could fit 1.3 … Continue reading

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No Spring Break would be complete without sand! But as you sink your toes into the warm sand, do you ever wonder what sand is really made of? Actually, sand is crushed, weathered rock combined with fragments of shelled sea creatures … Continue reading

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