Science Desk

Earth Transformed: A Series of 6 Lectures Exploring Our World and Ourselves

Climate change and its impacts are no longer merely abstract projections for the future. Instead, they are on-going and growing challenges for both humans and many of the natural systems upon which we depend. Globally, changes in the oceans, ice sheets and atmosphere provide clear fingerprints of the human causes, but also important lessons for society to learn as we seek solutions.

2016 Tucson Star Party

On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Astronomy magazine in conjunction with the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association (TAAA) will host the fourth annual all-day sky watching party at Pima Community College (PCC) East Campus (8181 E Irvington Rd) from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. TAAA will have several solar telescopes during the day to safely view the Sun to include sun spots, solar prominence, and other solar activity.

Chandler's Science Saturday

Chandler uses 'sneaky science' by entertaining the whole family while explaining how science is important to daily life. Check out interactive demonstrations and by Chandler’s technology companies along with the next generation of science from ASU, UofA, and TechShop at the Chandler Innovation Center.

'Journey of the Universe:' Film Discussion

Weaving modern science with enduring wisdom from the world's cultures, "Journey of the Universe" explores cosmic and Earth evolution as a profound process of creativity, connection, and interdependence, and offers an opportunity to respond to ecological and social challenges of our times. We invite you to have lunch and discuss this Emmy award-winning film with co-author and environmental humanities scholar Mary Evelyn Tucker.


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