It would be impossible to see a the Crab Nebula actually exploding before your eyes. But this video, created by astrophotographer Adam Block, shows how the expanding supernova has changed over 13 years.
The upcoming Tucson-Mexico Expo will bring together business leaders from both sides of the border. Adam Block, program coordinator at the Mt Lemmon SkyCenter talks about this week_s transit of Venus. Two members of the National Institute for Civil Discourse speak of a report that says voters want more civil campaigns. Also, take a trip to Agua Linda Farms and visit the Garlic and Onion Festival.
Kitt Peak, founded in 1958, has the largest collection of optical telescopes in the world. Adam Block, program coordinator at the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter talks about the solar eclipse that will occur this coming Sunday. The multi-million dollar OSIRIS REx mission, developed by the UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory along with NASA and Lockheed Martin, hopes to launch in 2016.
Pacifica Sommers, Sky School Instructor, speaks about the science program. Shaunna Morrison, Ph.D Student, discusses her recent discovery of beach sands on Mars. Ben Berry, K-12 Outreach director in Cochise College; and Bill Bosworth, of The Science Alliance, describe the ASPIRE program. Adam Block, founder and manager of the UA Sky Center Public Observing Programs, shares his astro-photography.
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