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Classic Comic Cover Corner – Strange Adventures #8

March 23, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Strange Adventures #8 - May, 1951

If you are like me you’ve been enjoying Cosmos, hosted by everyone’s favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson. Well, he may not be everyone’s favorite…

ASU to host state LEGO robotics championship

November 29, 2010 – 4:17 pm |
FIRST LEGO League “Body Forward” Challenge State Championship

Arizona State University in Tempe on Saturday is hosting the state championship tournament of the Arizona FIRST LEGO League, a global robotics program for ages 9-14 and part of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering’s K-12 outreach programs.

It's not rocket science

April 26, 2010 – 3:30 pm |
It's not rocket science

An Arizona State University cosmologist who wrote The Physics of Star Trek tells The New York Times why he came around and became a fan of the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory after initially …

Celebrate Astronomy Day at the Arizona Science Center

April 22, 2010 – 9:31 am |
Celebrate Astronomy Day at the Arizona Science Center

The Arizona Science Center is planning several special events on Saturday to celebrate Astronomy Day.
You must still purchase admission to the science center at 600 E. Washington St. in downtown Phoenix, but on top of …

Space shuttles boldly going into posterity

March 17, 2010 – 9:42 pm |
Space shuttles boldly going into posterity

A mission poster commissioned to commemorate the final voyage of the Space Shuttle Endeavor — and the next-to-last shuttle flight ever — has been designed to evoke the spirit of the latest Star Trek movie:

What …

Help yourself to a slice of pi

March 14, 2010 – 12:38 am |
Help yourself to a slice of pi

Today — 3/14 — is National Pie Day, celebrating the magical mathematical constant approximately equal to 3.141593. Jess Harter has the scoop on some delicious deals restaurants are offering in honor of this most nerdy …

Arizona Science Center overhauls entrance

March 9, 2010 – 11:18 am |
Arizona Science Center overhauls entrance

The Arizona Science Center in downtown Phoenix is starting construction on a new entrance and lobby complex that will offer a larger, air-conditioned waiting area for visitors that offers better access for school groups and …

Mirror for Discovery Channel Telescope nears completion

March 8, 2010 – 1:08 pm |
Mirror for Discovery Channel Telescope nears completion

Lowell Observatory photograph
The Associated Press reports that engineers are putting the finishing touches on an ultrathin mirror that is a vital part of the Discovery Channel Telescope in Flagstaff.
The instrument’s $44 million pricetag was partially …

Space artist Robert McCall dies in Scottsdale

February 28, 2010 – 12:03 am |
Space artist Robert McCall dies in Scottsdale

Robert McCall, the space artist whose work depicting man’s conquest of the moon covers an entire wall of the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum, died Friday at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Hospital, according to the National …

'Ship approaching, X-Wing class …'

February 2, 2010 – 5:29 pm |
'Ship approaching, X-Wing class …'

The Hubble Space Telescope last month photographed an X-shaped object traveling at 11,000 mph, reports Gizmodo.
NASA, helpfully trying to allay any fears the defenseless populace of Earth might have, describes it as the remnants of …