Science and Technology

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Sep 19, 2017 Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

Sep 15, 2017 State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

UA Telescope Gets First Look at OSIRIS-REx

Sep 14, 2017 Spacecraft passing Earth soon for slingshot to asteroid Bennu.

Ecologist: New Fish Swimming in Improving Water of Lower Santa Cruz

Sep 13, 2017 Final report shows new fish species, improved water quality.

Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Sep 12, 2017 Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

Tucsonan Ranks Among Nation's Best STEM Students

Sep 11, 2017 Selected for honor by science education non-profit

USGS: Wildfire-Caused Erosion Endangers Western Watersheds

Sep 11, 2017 Denuded landscapes allow sediment to soak up or contaminate run-off.

State Park Benefits from Summer Monsoon

Sep 11, 2017 Rain adds welcome water to the popular destination.

Episode 332: STEM Education For Blind Students

Sep 8, 2017 Exploring methods to enrich education for those with visual impairments. Plus, DACA expires in 6 months.

Arizona's Obesity Rate Flattens, Still Concerning

Sep 8, 2017 Nearly one-third of state's population is heavy enough that it affects their health.

Lights Go Out at Kartchner Caverns, Newest Dark-Sky Park

Sep 5, 2017 Managing artificial light benefits astronomy, wildlife and humans, association director says.

Project Aims to Gather SW Archaeological Data for Online Tool

Sep 5, 2017 The Cyber-Southwest project can help researchers understand issues facing pre-Columbian Southwest societies.

Skin Won't Absorb New UA-Developed Sunscreen

Sep 5, 2017 The product was developed with assistance from Tech Launch Arizona.

Southern Arizona Science Fair in the Running for $100K Innovation Award

Aug 31, 2017 The Drucker Foundation points to science fair organization's data and evidence emphasis.

UA Camera to Snap Final Pics for Saturn Mission Before Crashing into the Planet

Aug 31, 2017 The spectrometer aboard Cassini has provided clues to the processes at work around Saturn.

Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Aug 28, 2017 Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

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