Category Archives: Uncategorized

Do you struggle with arachnophobia? Do you feel at ease in the water knowing that spiders can’t get to you there? Well you must not be familiar with the diving bell spider, a species of spider that spends the majority … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Good news for the International Space Station. The White House Administration approves an extension for another four years through 2024. Since 1998, this multi-billion dollar orbiting outpost has been travelling around the globe getting plenty of upgrades over the years. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Arizona Science Center was happy to host the 3rd annual Arizona Science and Technology Festival Launch Event and Press Conference on Jan. 28, 2014. Science celebrity Geoff Notkin of the Science Channel’s “Meteorite Men” and now host of Cox Communications … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

It’s easy to argue that astronauts have the best view of the 2014 Sochi Olympic village with new satellite imagery that shows the expansive sporting sites and slopes that will host some of the world’s best athletes as the 2014 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

1. The crates have arrived and the unpacking has begun! 2. A crate arrives that weighs 744 lbs. What could possibly be inside? 3. There is a giant transformer wrapped in plastic wrap. We don’t think it will hold him … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Forecasting Earths weather can be challenging enough. Now try that on an alien planet orbiting a distant star 40 light-years away. At the University of Chicago researchers say the Hubble Space Telescope is capable of a new skill: Weather Forecasting! … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

With 80% of the earth’s surface being water, it isn’t surprising that there are more than 1,000 coral species that make up the underwater cities we know as coral reefs. Coral reefs are underwater structures composed of skeletons of marine … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The sun has fully flipped upside down! It’s true! Believe it or not, this interesting phenomenon happens about every 11 years. This cycle is what we call the magnetic reversal of the sun’s poles. According to NASA it has officially … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Arizona Science Center is excited to have the opportunity to screen the film “Girl Rising” on Jan. 25 which highlights the strength of the human spirit and the power that education has to transform societies. The film chronicles the stories … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Some say patience is a virtue and according to NASA it’s true. Finally, after eight years of observation, NASA’s Lunar Impact Monitoring Program captured video of the brightest meteor impact ever to hit the moon. Scientists say the March 17 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment