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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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Have you ever wondered which animal is responsible for killing the most people? Perhaps a shark?  Maybe some type of snake or spider? Or maybe some sort of large land mammal like a grizzly bear or a lion? If you … Continue reading

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Art360, a new program that kicked off in August 2013, has grown into a popular event at Arizona Science Center during each month’s Adults’ Night Out. Jason Smith, the featured Art360 artist for February shares his experience below in our … Continue reading

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Take a close look. Can you see Earth in this photo? Now take an even closer look. Can you see the moon too? This photo credit goes to the Curiosity rover taken from Mars nearly 100 million miles away from … Continue reading

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“They look like upside-down cacti that are blown from glass,” explained Dr. Andrew Thurber who had witnessed an amazing phenomenon that very few people had ever seen before.  Dr. Thurber was on a research trip in Antarctica in 2011 when … Continue reading

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