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Inspired by Space, Sports, Science

Step into Kevin Schindler’s office and you get a sample of what he loves and where he’s been. There is the shark tooth from Florida, the hubcap from one of the tires in Lowell Observatory’s historic Clark Telescope dome, and the bucket of baseballs collected from spring training. Among the walls of books that surround […]

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Teachers NASA

Teachers Flying High in NASA’s Air Observatory

Two Flagstaff educators recently took to new heights in their quest to share their excitement of space. Cruising aboard a NASA flying observatory in September, Samantha Thompson and Rich Krueger saw firsthand the complexity of a telescope operating from an elevation of 43,000 feet. They plan to incorporate what they learned into new STEM-themed exhibits […]

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Historic Telescope Reaching for Stars Again

Lowell Observatory’s iconic Clark Telescope is returning to action after a 20-month renovation project. In early September, the instrument and dome that has punctuated Flagstaff’s skyline since 1896 became available for public daytime tours. Next month, the telescope will be back in full operation as nighttime viewing commences. The Clark had been a mainstay of […]

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Randy Johnson Hall of Fame

First Diamondback Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame a

  During his 22-year career as a major league baseball player, Randy Johnson regularly stood on a pitcher’s mound, alone, as tens of thousands of fans watched his every move. He pitched in numerous high-pressure situations, from the deciding game of a World Series to a perfect game. Yet, never was he as nervous as […]

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