Science and Technology

Did "Star Trek" change 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.

Asteroid Apophis serves as target practice for space rock hunters

Jun 6, 2022 The near-miss object will speed past Earth in 2029.

New University of Arizona building focuses on tech startups

May 27, 2022 Tech Launch Arizona helps new businesses get off the ground.

Pandemic in pajamas while birding for blog.

May 20, 2022 Bisbee author turns to nature and photographs to write new chapters.

Scientists marvel at new black hole image

May 12, 2022 The University of Arizona-led Event Horizon telescope project captured the object in the center of the Milky Way.

Get ready for spectacular star show from the James Webb Space Telescope

May 10, 2022 Project engineers are fine tuning the instrument's optics for targeted images.

NASA calls University of Arizona a "crown jewel"

May 8, 2022 University students and researchers work with NASA on a number of high-profile projects.

University of Arizona researcher gets closer to solving ancient mystery

May 5, 2022 Studies of tree rings and ice core samples are providing clues to what happened to Minoan civilization in 1500 B. C.

Biomedical engineers sneak medicines past immune system

May 4, 2022 University of Arizona researchers are developing ways to target medication more efficiently to fight disease.

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