Nova, the new mascot for the festival, made his appearance alongside Boomer Bear!
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If you’re into science, math and related cool stuff, you’ve gotta attend a few Arizona SciTech events! This is the ninth year of the monstrously fun festival—Arizona’s biggest celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Thousands of events all over the state show people that... Read more

The first image of a black hole!
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Top Photo: The first image of a black hole! Photo courtesy of Event Horizon Telescope

Black holes—we’ve known about them, studied them, run computer simulations to model them. And on April 10, we got... Read more

Legendary Ichiro Steps Off the Field
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Top photo credit: photo courtesy of Ben VanHouten, Seattle Mariners

Ichiro Suzuki, one of baseball’s greatest players, returned home to Japan where his career began to play his final game and announce his... Read more

Great white sharks are the largest predatory fish in the world.
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Scary teeth. Huge size. Top predator. That’s what most people think of when they think of the great white shark. However, there is a newly discovered aspect to these notorious creatures that should be added to that list: their DNA.

Scientists have mapped great white sharks’ DNA and found... Read more

Visitors learn about more of a Native American perspective of the desert at Saguaro National Park West
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Top Photo: Visitors learn about more of a Native American perspective of the desert at Saguaro National Park West.

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history ended after 35 days. The partial... Read more

As of press time, many places like the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History were closed.
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Top Photo: As of press time, many places like the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History were closed.  Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons photo

Politics Shut Down Federal Government... Read more

George Bush
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George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died on Nov. 30. He was 94. 

Bush had a long career of public service. He served in World War II, was a congressman, diplomat, CIA director, vice president for Ronald Reagan, and was president from 1989 to 1993. His son... Read more

Hubble Monkey Head Nebula
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photo courtesy of NASA

One of NASA’s most famous telescopes, Hubble, hit a rough patch last month but is now back on track!

The Hubble Space Telescope began experiencing a problem on Oct. 5, when one... Read more

A sea turtle struggles through ghost nets
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Top Photo: A sea turtle struggles through ghost nets. Photo credit: Francis Perez/PBS.org

A strange looking CONTRAPTION was hauled out to sea last month, and its creators hope that it will... Read more

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