Science and Technology

University of Arizona graduate tracks satellite constellations for beleagured astronomers

Aug 9, 2022 Her study comes as Space X prepares to launch more sky-cluttering Starlink spacecraft.

High-speed internet is on its way to Douglas

Aug 5, 2022 A grant to Cox Communications is helping to pay for the expansion.

New studies firmly fix source of COVID-19 outbreak

Jul 26, 2022 University of Arizona co-authored research puts the spotlight on wild animal traders in a Chinese market.

Bats take flight during Tucson's monsoon

Jul 25, 2022 The nocturnal creatures eat mosquitoes and defy old myths about attacking people.

University of Arizona researchers testing ideas for lightweight Mars glider

Jul 8, 2022 It would coast through the Martian skies far from landers and rovers on the surface.

James Webb Telescope ready for science

Jun 29, 2022 Scientists say all the spacecraft's instruments are aligned for operation.

Arizonans benefit from the special scent of the monsoon

Jun 28, 2022 Scientists find evidence of health benefits in the desert rain.

Asteroid hunters find a telescope testing center near Tucson

Jun 27, 2022 The company is tracking potentially valuable asteroids for future mining trips.

Has "Star Trek" changed the world? Author Ryan Britt examines a legacy lasting 50 years... and beyond.

Jun 23, 2022 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How A Tucson woman made a life-changing transformation through art.

University of Arizona astronomers study hypergiant stars

Jun 20, 2022 The massive objects are the largest of their kind in the galaxy.

Contreras Fire burns more than 18,000 acres

Jun 19, 2022 Fire managers say the fire is more than 40% contained.

4 buildings at Kitt Peak lost in wildfire

Jun 18, 2022 Officials are still trying to assess damage.

Wildfire reaches Kitt Peak National Observatory

Jun 17, 2022 The Contreras Fire has grown to about 11,500 acres.

James Webb Space Telescope survives micrometeoroid impact

Jun 14, 2022 It is still on track to send its first scientific images of deep space next month.

Southern Arizona heat takes annual toll on car batteries

Jun 13, 2022 Experts say motorists should plan to buy a new one every 3 years.

Bird flu arrives in Arizona

Jun 10, 2022 The first cases were found in Maricopa County.

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