From The Farm To The Stars: We Talk About Clyde Tombaugh

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A telescope made out of farming equipment? Discovering Pluto? In this episode of Star Stuff, Hailey sits down with Lowell historian Kevin Schindler to talk about the man who discovered […]

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Nicole Stott Headlines I Heart Pluto Festival

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As Lowell Observatory Director Jeff Hall has explained, the mission of Lowell Observatory can be distilled down to this – communicating science. Our scientists explore the universe and communicate their […]

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The 2023 I Heart Pluto Festival

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Celebrating the 93rd Anniversary of Pluto’s Discovery In less than a month, we will be celebrating the 3rd annual I Heart Pluto Festival! This three-day celebration will have food, drinks, […]

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Beyond The Event Horizon: We Talk About Black Holes

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Wormholes? Time travel? Alternate universes? In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody and Hailey talk about black holes, the different types of black holes, and the bizarre implications of their […]

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Celestial Events in 2023

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Happy New Year from all of us here at Lowell Observatory. If you’re wondering what the new year will bring to the night skies, look no further than this Celestial […]

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Seeing The Unseen: We Talk About Spectroscopy

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Welcome to Star Stuff Season 2, now also in video format on YouTube! How do scientists study light? In this episode, Cody and Hailey talk about the various types of […]

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Season 1 Finale: What We Learned On Season 1

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That’s a wrap on Star Stuff Season 1! In this episode, Cody and Hailey reminisce with Star Stuff crew members, Madi Mooney, Nate Nise, and John Compton, about their favorite […]

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Learning Science Through Historic Literature

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You’ve heard the Greek myths about how the constellations formed, but what about the stories of other cultures? In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody sits down with cultural astronomer […]

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How Realistic Were These Popular Sci-Fi Movies? A Scientist’s Review

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Listen in as Lowell Observatory Educators Hailey Osborn and Matt Lydy discuss some of the most popular sci-fi movies, from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) to Passengers (2016). Learn their […]

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Press Release: Study Reveals Secrets of Scorching Hot Super-Earth

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Flagstaff, AZ. – A new study suggests that interactions between the scorching hot planet 55 Cancri e (abbreviated 55 Cnc e) and its parent star forced the planet to a […]

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Meet the GODO Telescopes: 16” Meade ACF Catadioptric Reflector

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Written in collaboration with Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator Each of the Giovale Open Deck Observatory (GODO)’s six state-of-the-art telescopes were hand-selected to provide a breathtaking stargazing experience that is unrivaled […]

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Fostering Education Resources in Communities

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Hailey chats with Lowell Early Education Supervisor, Kelly Ferguson, and CEO of Flagstaff local business Quality Connections, Armando Bernasconi. Kelly talks about how Lowell’s […]

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