Out of this World: Galactic Pre-Show Party!

You’re Invited! For Immediate Release February 2, 2017 Taking Up Space, a program sending Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona girls to Space Camp, cordially invite you to enjoy an evening of scintillating conversation about life, the universe, and everything! Mingle with Tucson area planetary scientists, astronomers, and space artists over cocktails. There will be physicsContinue reading “Out of this World: Galactic Pre-Show Party!”

For Immediate Release

TAKING UP SPACE, A PROGRAM FOR PASCUA YAQUI GIRLS, TAKES OFF WITH A VISIT FROM FORMER ASTRONAUT ROBERT “HOOT” GIBSON For Immediate Release December 2, 2016 Robert Lee “Hoot” Gibson (Capt, USN, Ret.), a former American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and retired NASA astronaut, will make a special appearance on DecemberContinue reading “For Immediate Release”

Join Us for a Night of Space Exploration!

Celebrate the Launch of Three Space Programs: Space Exploration Month, the NASA OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission, and our Pascua Yaqui Girls Space Camp Program! August 16, 2016 *UPDATED 09/02/2016* Did you know that Mayor Jonathan Rothchild declared September “Space Exploration Month” in Tucson?  We are celebrating the declaration of Space Exploration Month!  Wednesday, SeptemberContinue reading “Join Us for a Night of Space Exploration!”

For Immediate Release: Time in Cosmology Advisory Board

For Immediate Release June 28, 2016 Advisory Board Established *UPDATE* We have an addition to the Board! Our team now includes Professor and Head of the Philosophy Department at the University of Arizona, Michael Gill!  He has written two books, Humean Moral Pluralism and The British Moralists on Human Nature and the Birth of SecularContinue reading “For Immediate Release: Time in Cosmology Advisory Board”

The first atmospheric analysis of super-Earths

For the first time astronomers were able to analyze the atmosphere of an exoplanet in the class known as super-Earths (Credit: ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser) Using data gathered with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and new analysis techniques, the exoplanet 55 Cancri e is revealed to have a dry atmosphere without any indications of water vapor.Continue reading “The first atmospheric analysis of super-Earths”