Uncovering 50-Year-Old Moon Rock: We Talk to Dr. Chip Shearer

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Dr. Chip Shearer talks with Cody Half-Moon, Hailey Osborn, and John Compton about his project with NASA to finally open a capsule of Moon […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse Party | May 15, 2022

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Celebrate This Rare Event at Lowell! There will be a total lunar eclipse on the evening of May 15, into the early morning hours of May 16. It will be […]

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The Total Lunar Eclipse: Myth, Lore, and History

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This episode of Star Stuff is all about the May 15 Total Lunar Eclipse! Learn about how eclipses have been represented in history and in lore, and find out some […]

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Sol’s Planets – We Talk To Two Lowell Planetary Scientists

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and Madi Mooney talk all about planets with two of Lowell’s planetary scientists, Dr. Amanda Bosh and Dr. Jennifer Hanley. Learn about […]

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The Story of Pluto: A Virtual Exhibit from Lowell Archives

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In the spring of 2021, NAU student Melissa Valenzuela was awarded the NAU/NASA Space Research Grant to design a virtual exhibit about Pluto. She started her internship at Lowell Observatory […]

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PRESS RELEASE: MASSIVE STARS PRODUCE LESS OXYGEN THAN PREVIOUSLY BELIEVED; MAY EXPLAIN EXISTENCE OF HEAVY BLACK HOLES

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Flagstaff, AZ. – An international team of scientists has determined that massive stars do not make as much oxygen as previously thought. The finding is highly unexpected and has implications […]

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PRESS RELEASE: LOWELL OBSERVATORY NAMES FIRST PERCIVAL LOWELL SCHOLAR

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 26, 2022 ***Contact details appear below***Flagstaff, AZ. – This year, Lowell Observatory introduced the Percival Lowell Postdoctoral Fellowship to support early-career scientists who wish to pursue independent […]

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Exploring Dark Skies with Grand Canyon “Dark Sky Ranger” Rader Lane

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In this episode of Star Stuff, we talk to Grand Canyon “Dark Sky Ranger” Rader Lane about International Dark Sky Week (April 22 – 30) and how our neighbors at […]

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Discover the Night | International Dark Sky Week 2022

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International Dark Sky Week is an annual event, held during the first new Moon of April. This year, it falls on the week of April 22-30. Read on to learn […]

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Comets, Asteroids, and Centaurs

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A comet, an asteroid, and a centaur walk into a bar(red spiral galaxy)… If you want to be cool and get this joke, listen in on this episode of Star […]

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What is a Lunar Eclipse?

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By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator May 15, 2022 8:29 pm– This year’s first total lunar eclipse will sweep across the Americas, Europe, and Africa. Mark your calendars for the longest […]

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PRESS RELEASE: AMANDA BOSH, CHRISTOPH KELLER HEADLINE NEW EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP AT LOWELL OBSERVATORY

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 14, 2022 ***Contact details appear below*** Flagstaff, AZ. – Lowell Observatory has appointed Dr. Amanda Bosh to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer and Dr. […]

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