Science and Technology

UA astronomers observe far-away quasar for clues to universe's early years

Jan 19, 2021 The galactic phenomenon is more than 13 billion light years from Earth.

UA researchers receive grant to build new space telescope

Jan 11, 2021 The Aspera project is expected to launch in 2024.

Banner-Phoenix morgue overflows with COVID-19 dead

Dec 18, 2020 Hospital calls on refrigerated trucks as the pandemic grows.

COVID-19 vaccinations begin in Tucson

Dec 17, 2020 TMC, Banner-UMC giving vaccine to front line health care workers

COVID-19 vaccinations begin Thursday in Pima County

Dec 14, 2020 Most people will get theirs in spring or early summer.

Arizona health director outlines state vaccine plans

Dec 12, 2020 Front-line health care workers will be first in line.

A Tucson Original: Agnese Haury

Dec 10, 2020 Listen to an oral history of Agnese Haury's remarkable life, as told by those who knew and loved her.

Tucson rolling out, taking applications for free wireless internet

Dec 9, 2020 The grant-funded free internet access is for those affected by COVID-19.

Overcoming Post-Election Partisan Hostility

Nov 19, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The VOTE Program uses conversation to defuse political conflict, and a pair of personal reflections on Election 2020 from Adiba Nelson and Fenton Johnson.

Minke whale skeleton comes to Bisbee

Nov 18, 2020 Students with the Bisbee Science Lab will clean and reassemble the whale for display.

Exoplanets get starring role in Sierra Vista exhibit

Nov 17, 2020 The traveling program is designed with COVID-19 concerns in mind.

OSIRIS-REx stows its asteroid sample earlier than planned

Oct 29, 2020 The decision was made when the team determined they had plenty of material, which was leaking from the collection head.

UA professor developing insects as food to address 2050 protein shortage

Oct 23, 2020 The global population will reach an estimated 10 billion people by then.

OSIRIS-REx’s asteroid tag historic moment for NASA

Oct 23, 2020 The mission's principal investigator discusses the next steps.

Preliminary data suggests OSIRIS-REx sample event a success

Oct 22, 2020 The first pictures back from the asteroid Bennu have been welcomed as good news by mission scientists.

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