Science and Technology

Girl Scouts Can Now Add STEM Badges to Their Sashes

Jul 26, 2017 Science, engineering and outdoor pursuits allow girls to take risks and seek challenges.

Episode 324: Documenting Mars For a Decade With the HiRISE Camera

Jul 14, 2017 A look at the people behind the mission, and potential future space scientists.

'Flying Hospital' to Depart Tucson After 15 Years in Storage

Jul 13, 2017 The plane will become a teaching space where students can learn about careers in STEM and aviation.

Greenland Study Seeks to Bolster Prediction of Sea-Level Rise

Jul 12, 2017 UA scientists combined data sets to propel further research.

Sahuarita Gets Funding for Tech and Manufacturing Center

Jul 10, 2017 Town hopes to develop hub for business.

UA Lunar and Planetary Lab to Celebrate Years of Mars Photos

Jul 5, 2017 Annual open house will feature the work of HiRISE camera as well as activities for kids, adults.

Man Suspected of Grounding Wildfire Operations With Drone Arrested

Jul 3, 2017 Prescott man accused of interfering with airborne firefighters at the Goodwin Fire.

Scientists See Clues of Possible Unseen Planet in Solar System

Jul 3, 2017 Disruption in the orbits of objects in the distant Kuiper Belt suggest a large body.

UA Space Programs to Launch 'Asteroid Day' 2017 Stream

Jun 28, 2017 OSIRIS-REx, Catalina Sky Survey lead off programming.

Changing Your Sleep Habits is Worth It, UA Researcher Says

Jun 26, 2017 Not getting enough sleep can result in memory and concentration issues, but also high blood pressure.

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Jun 23, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

Cicadas Soundtrack Arrival of Summer, Monsoon in Arizona

Jun 23, 2017 Region hosts more than four dozen species.

The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Jun 22, 2017 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

Tucson Astronomer to Lead Citizen Observations During Eclipse

Jun 21, 2017 Arizona to see partial blockage Aug. 21

Astronauts and Aficionados Enter Tucson's Orbit for Spacefest

Jun 16, 2017 Experts and fans rub shoulders during space-themed weekend.

Planting Fish to Kill Mosquitoes: 'This Is Historical'

Jun 8, 2017 Endangered fish species going into swimming pool to eat larvae.

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