The Lowell Iceberg: Strange Sightings, Observatory Lore, and Clown Man

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and Madi Mooney go through the Lowell Iceberg, created and explained by Lowell educators Hannah Zigo and Jacob Irish. We go through […]

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Celebrating Lowell Observatory’s 128th Anniversary

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In an increasingly bright world, dark skies are becoming difficult to come by. Light pollution, smog, and man-made objects in Earth’s orbit are making astronomical observation more and more difficult […]

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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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What Does It Mean To Imagine? We Talk To Ed Finn of ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination

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In this episode, Cody Half-Moon and Hailey Osborn join Todd Gonzales (Lowell Education Manager) and Ed Finn of ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination to talk about what it […]

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Life On Other Planets, In Art And In Our Universe: We Talk to Dr. Dan Durda

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon, Madi Mooney, and Kevin Schindler talk to Dr. Dan Durda about his art, his research, and life on other planets. Dr. Dan […]

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Clyde Tombaugh, From The Eyes of His Son: We Talk to Alden Tombaugh

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Historians, gather ’round! In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon, Kevin Schindler, and Madi Mooney sit down with Alden Tombaugh and discuss his father, Clyde Tombaugh, and what it […]

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Views of Pluto: From the Past to the Present

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By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator 92 years of imaging Pluto have allowed a closer and more detailed look at the cold, small body located over 3.2 billion miles away from […]

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The Real Indiana Jones: We Talk to Dr. Johanson, the Lucy Discoverer

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In this episode of Star Stuff, we sit down with Dr. Donald Johanson — the man who traversed Africa in his late 20s, slept with the lions, narrowly escaped helicopter […]

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The Secrets of Lowell Observatory

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Star Stuff – Episode 03: “The Secrets of Lowell Observatory” In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and Madi Mooney are joined by Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler to discuss […]

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This Month in Astronomy: September 2021

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For some, August marks the end of summer vacation and the beginning of a new school year. For others, it’s yet another month of exciting astronomical events! Read on to learn more about what’s going on in the past and present of astronomy this month.

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Founding of Lowell Documented in Correspondence

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For several years archivists at Lowell Observatory have been digitizing historic records. The most recent effort focuses on correspondence between Percival Lowell and Andrew Douglass that documents the founding of […]

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Lowell Observatory joins the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Lowell Observatory has accepted an invitation from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to become an Affiliate of the Academy.  The Observatory joins 65 other institutions that partner with […]

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