Science and Technology

Global Temperatures in 2017 Rank in Top 3 on Record

Jan 19, 2018 The desert Southwest experienced its warmest readings ever.

Catalina Sky Survey Sets Record for Finding Asteroids

Jan 17, 2018 University of Arizona program bags 990 space rocks in 2017.

Arizona Legislature Adds Closed Captions to Webcasts on Demand

Jan 16, 2018 Enables access for 1.1 million hearing-impaired Arizonans.

Honeybee Research Hints At How Microbes Spread Antibiotic Resistance

Jan 16, 2018 Gene transfer taking place in the guts of the insects could be worsening the crisis.

HiRISE Camera Reveals Ice Buried in Mars Cliffs

Jan 15, 2018 The UA instrument's find could be a boon for future human exploration.

The Art of Paying Attention: Gila Woodpecker

Jan 11, 2018 Beth Surdut finds much more to these marvels of natural engineering than is obvious to the eye...or ear.

Team Creates 'Canary in the Mine' Sensor to Make Worksites Safer

Jan 10, 2018 UA faculty's high-tech system can warn of impending health dangers and hazards.

GEICO to Expand to South-Side Tucson Development

Jan 9, 2018 The company plans to add 700 jobs by moving to development at "The Bridges."

"A Twist of Lemmon" - A Son's Heartfelt Tribute to his Famous Father

Jan 4, 2018 Also: Preview Governor Ducey's 2018 "State of the State" address; explore black holes with Tucson astronomers featured on NOVA; and why the 1976 Mexican film "Canoa: A Shameful Memory" remains relevant.

Arizona and Sonora Look to Desert to Prepare for Space Missions

Jan 4, 2018 Researchers want to team up and return to the Sonoran Desert to mimic conditions on Mars.

UA Astronomer's Camera to Play Key Role in New Space Telescope

Jan 2, 2018 Infrared camera will search for first objects in the universe.

UA Projects Enrollment Increase for Online Courses

Jan 1, 2018 Prior to 2015, online education at the University was exclusively graduate programs.

Southern Arizona 2017 Science Highlights

Dec 27, 2017 Busy year in astronomy and planetary science for Tucson space industry.

As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment

Dec 26, 2017 A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

Dec 22, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: how Street Outreach is building trust with Tucson's homeless youth; and writer Lisa M. O'Neill shares an essay about the personal toll of sexual harassment.

Made to Fail, Parachutes for NASA Capsule Pass Newest Test in Yuma

Dec 19, 2017 The capsule will eventually be used to bring astronauts safely back to Earth from deep-space exploration.

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