Science and Technology

Adia Barnes on Teamwork and Motherhood.

Jan 12, 2022 Also on Arizona Spotlight:Can new technology save water on farms? Plus Chris Dashiell remembers Peter Bogdanovich, and a short story read by author Michelle Ross.

University of Arizona backed telescope project off to a stellar start

Jan 7, 2022 The James Webb Space Telescope will aim its optics at distant galaxies.

Autonomous trucker TuSimple logs first no-human road test

Dec 29, 2021 The self-driving truck cruised through southern Arizona.

Space telescope launched on daring quest to behold 1st stars

Dec 25, 2021 The University of Arizona designed one of the instruments on board.

Space telescope launch culminates special effort by Tucson company

Dec 21, 2021 4D Technology did testing for the James Webb Space Telescope project

Study shows more people are not afraid to have machines make their choices

Dec 17, 2021 A University of Arizona researcher's survey asked if they preferred algorithms to human-generated decision-making.

COVID-19 creating another holiday of concern

Dec 14, 2021 Omicron variant and vaccination worries are making gatherings difficult again.

Surge of federal funds planned to expand broadband access across Arizona

Dec 14, 2021 Most of the money will go to Arizona's rural counties.

New astronaut list includes trainees with UA ties

Dec 11, 2021 They could be in line for upcoming missions to the ISS and maybe the moon.

UA doctoral student's satellite gathering upper atmosphere data for climate forecasters

Dec 10, 2021 The self-designed research package went aloft on a high-altitude balloon in August.

Threat from hazardous space debris is getting worse

Dec 2, 2021 A University of Arizona scientist says tracking rogue objects is harder than ever.

International bioscience company announces new laboratory in Tucson

Nov 30, 2021 The company will join several other bioscience facilities in the University of Arizona Tech Park.

Archaeologists find hundreds of ceremonial sites that help link Maya and Olmec cultures

Oct 25, 2021 The research highlights the critical role of regional interactions in ancient Mesoamerica.

University of Arizona engineers developing latest wearable diagnostic device

Oct 18, 2021 The array of sensors can be 3D printed and worn like a sleeve.

University of Arizona engineering students demonstrate solar cooking skills

Oct 16, 2021 Over five hundred freshman tested home-made solar ovens on the mall.

University of Arizona researchers search for meaning behind idle thoughts

Oct 14, 2021 The study's results might help physicians diagnose and treat mental illness.

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