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In 1961, President John F. Kennedy famously declared that Americans would walk on the moon by the end of the decade. But at the time, scientists couldn’t say for sure whether the moon’s...
It was the summer of 1963 when Dick and June Scobee and their 2-year-old daughter Kathie arrived at a red-brick rental house on Mountain Avenue. The location was convenient: Dick could walk the five...
When Adia Barnes ’98 was growing up in San Diego, she was as active as a kid can possibly be. The Pacific Ocean was only blocks from her house, and she’d ride her bike on the beach,...
Picture yourself hitchhiking on a history-making, seven-year space mission. You departed on Sept. 8, 2016. Your vehicle, called OSIRIS-REx, has solar panels for electricity. On your trip, you...
It’s no secret that planet Earth has a trash problem. What’s less well-known is the man-made debris orbiting our planet — discarded rocket parts, satellite antennas and other metal...

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‘Secret Sauce’ for Job Seekers

It is a promise for the future — a hub for finding dream jobs — the Karl and Stevie Eller Professional Development Center. 

Elite Academic Contenders

As Arizona Football fans drive toward the stadium on Enke Drive for home games this fall, they will notice a new 15,000-square-foot building south of McKale Center, near completion in October.

Opening the Skies and Closing the Gap

Physics student Alexander Knowles, now a senior, started his job as a planetarium operator at the most eventful time in Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium history.