/ Modified apr 14, 2017 3:45 p.m.

Tucson Science Rally Gains Momentum as Earth Day Approaches

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Attorney General Sessions gives speech in Nogales; artist Lex Gjurasic stamps out reality; and Arizona's round-tailed ground squirrels get the attention they deserve.

geoff notkin desert desk hero Geoff Notkin crunches some meteorite numbers at his desert field desk. (PHOTO: Courtesy Geoff Notkin)

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Featured on the April 14th, 2017 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Nancy Montoya reports on local reaction to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announcement of changes to the way that people who cross the border illegally will be prosecuted...
Jeff Sessions Nogales 2 spot U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Nogales, April 11, 2017. (PHOTO: PBS NewsHour)
  • This Earth Day (April 22nd, 2017), rallies will take place around the country and the world to draw attention to ways that science, engineering & math can solve problems and make positive change. Mark talks with two participants, local co-organizer Maria Johnson and guest-speaking meteorite specialist and science enthusiast Geoff Notkin, about what Science Rally Tucson has in store...
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Crystal Mask Mourning Mask, from Lex Gjurasic's Crystal Skull series. (PHOTO: Courtesy of Lex Gjurasic)

ground squirrels standing together Two ground squirrels standing on their hind legs, in this case a mother and her offspring. (PHOTO: Doris Evans)

ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT airs every Friday at 8:30 am and 6:00 pm and every Saturday at 5:00 pm on NPR 89.1 FM / 1550 AM.

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