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“Ring of Fire” solar eclipse coming Saturday morning

The peak annular eclipse will happen in Tucson at 9:33 a.m on Oct. 14.

OSIRIS-REx brings home largest carbon rich sample

NASA revealed its preliminary findings Wednesday morning.

Psyche asteroid mission ready to launch

The latest flight to a space rock will explore an asteroid with an exposed metallic core.

Last mirror for world’s biggest telescope begins construction at University of Arizona

The mirror for the Giant Magellan Telescope will begin its laborious construction process this week.

The Buzz: OSIRIS-REx delivers its payload

The decades-running space mission dropped a sample from the asteroid Bennu Sunday, kicking off the next phase of the project.

Arizona Theatre Company invites you to run "Barefoot in the Park".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Insect Festival returns to the University of Arizona; A look into how adaptive sports are building up Tucson's youth, and a post card from the 2023 Arizona Youth & Peace Conference.

Virtual reality brings mining closer for UA students

The technology delivers the clearest image for those wishing to experience mining remotely.

Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Step into a Record Fair at the final HOCO Fest; A look at the living diversity of Navopatia; and Stories That Soar! returns with a tale about a local 5th grader's journey with retinoblastoma.

Art is Rachel Ivanyi's first language.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?, and a profile of Brad Lancaster, water harvester.

Camera on Tumamoc Hill will document the next thousand years of Tucson history

Jonathon Keats chose Tucson as the next site for his unprecedented Deep Time photography project.

Latest race to the moon sparks interest for Arizona lunar scientists

They say the next exploration missions will focus on detecting and collecting natural resources.

Leaf cutter bees play key role for Arizona cash crop

The state's alfalfa production depends on pollination by a special species.

This summer's monsoon off to a slow start

Early weeks indicate southern Arizona will not reach last year's rainfall total.

New exhibit takes UA Flandrau visitors on undersea adventure

The facility's downstairs is now dedicated to educate and inform about ocean life.

The Buzz: What to expect when OSIRIS-REx returns to Earth

The seven-year mission to harvest samples of an asteroid is months from completion, and scientists are ready for the next step.

Social media seen through the eyes of Generation Z.

On Arizona Spotlight: Listen as local high school students reflect on their social media use and experts react to their stories. Plus, a visit to "Playformance", where a kid can really be a kid.

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