Science and Technology

TEP Deal to Provide Solar Electricity for 21K Homes

May 24, 2017 The array, to be finished in 2019, will be the largest in TEP's renewable energy portfolio.

Trump Budget Eliminates NASA Space Grant, Education Programs

May 24, 2017 Arizona Space Grant Consortium trains students for STEM careers

As Stockpiles Dwindle, Freon Prices Rise

May 23, 2017 Supply and demand is the biggest factor, but the history of refrigerants shows other costs, and their future is unclear.

Mount Lemmon SkyCenter Open House Saturday

May 23, 2017 Telescopes, exhibits and family activities show off science of the mountain.

Oro Valley Student Wins Big at International Science Fair

May 22, 2017 Medical research earns a trip to Nobel Prize ceremonies.

'Mars is Beautiful,' UA Scientists Enthuse Over Book of HiRISE Images

May 19, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding a future for historic Tucson places to become community art spaces; tune in with the UA amateur radio club; and new music from the Weiss / Soflin duo.

Study to Measure Impact of Contaminant Perchlorate on Yuma Residents

May 18, 2017 The common chemical could be causing hypothyroidism in the southwestern Arizona town.

Wulfenite Joins Other State Symbols as Official Mineral

May 16, 2017 The colorful mineral is found in few places outside Arizona.

Former NASA Administrator Sees Key Role for UA in Space

May 15, 2017 OSIRIS-REx mission to asteroid is unprecedented.

Shadow-Piercing Camera from ASU to Study Moon

May 11, 2017 The ShadowCam will look at 'dark side of moon' to help plan future missions.

Inside Arizona's Only Nuclear Power Plant

May 10, 2017 The plant shuts down a reactor periodically for maintenance and engineering tasks.

'Woven Through Time' Reveals Cultural Fabric of the Southwest

May 5, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A state budget update; Dr. David Alberts retires from the UA Cancer Center; and "A Book I Love" returns.

Phone Talk, Text While Driving Illegal in Tucson

May 1, 2017 Ban starts Monday; first offense can bring $250 fine, or get in a crash and pay $500.

Annie Laos, A Tucson Original, Remembered by Friends and Family

Apr 27, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A look at alternatives to a physical border wall; how genome research helps science to understand epilepsy; "I Dream in Widescreen" brings new film makers' work to light.

Human Minds, Hands Critical in Space Missions, Ex-Astronaut Says

Apr 26, 2017 Space Shuttle alumnus Charlie Walker inspired by early satellites.

National Weather Service Wants Help Spotting Storms

Apr 24, 2017 Program helps meteorologists get view of incoming storms to make monsoon safer.

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