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First Images from the James Webb Space Telescope

This first image from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe to date.
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NASA’s Webb Telescope Reaches Major Milestone as Mirror Unfolds

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope team fully deployed its 21-foot, gold-coated primary mirror, successfully completing the final stage of all major spacecraft deployments to prepare for science operations.

NASA’s Webb Telescope Launches to See First Galaxies, Distant Worlds

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope launched at 7:20 a.m. EST Saturday on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.
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Southwest Maker Fest Comes to Downtown Mesa on Feb 15th

Southwest Maker Fest, now in its 7th year, returns to Downtown Mesa Feb. 15.
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Avengers: Endgame Science According to an Astrophysicist

We had the exciting opportunity to chat with Dr. Amira Val Baker about the science of Avengers: Endgame and gained some valuable insight on the movie.

Who’s On Your Mount Geekmore?

“Hello, my name is Scott.  I’m 42 and I’m a geek.” It sounds like the beginning of an AA meeting, but with one difference; I...

Southwest Maker Fest Coming This Weekend

The fifth annual Southwest Maker Fest (SWMF) will bring a variety of exhibitors, presentations, and workshops to downtown Mesa on February 17! The FREE...

This Week in Geek History | Michael Faraday

  This Week in Geek History: Michael Faraday Most of us learn notable dates from the Google Doodle, or those chain e-mails your mom still sends....

Historical Science Shenanigans | The Great Moon Hoax of 1835

  We’ve all seen the stories by now. “Ghost Woman found on MARS!” or “Giant Crab found on MARS!” Considering that Mars is solely inhabited...

Pluto’s First Close Up

In case you haven’t heard (or have been living under a rock for the past few weeks) the New Horizons probe just made its...

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