Science and Technology

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.

OSIRIS-REx touches an asteroid

Oct 21, 2020 The UA-led project is a first for NASA.

Tohono O'odham Nation donating $1 million to UA for COVID-19 research

Oct 20, 2020 The tribe also said it will donate another $1 million to Arizona State University.

Nobel committee cites UA astronomy breakthrough in prize award

Oct 19, 2020 Nobel Prize-winners in physics built on the success of the Event Horizon imaging project.

In Yellowstone, America's 'first water park,' decades-old blaze marked start of megafire era

Oct 19, 2020 The wildfires ushered in a chapter of massive, frequent blazes as well as a new understanding of the ecological process.

Trio of Mars missions to follow OSIRIS-REx on space exploration calendar

Oct 15, 2020 Planetary spacecraft from three countries are en route to the Red Planet.

UA researchers find longer-lasting immunity for COVID-19 patients

Oct 14, 2020 The discovery shows antibodies were still being produced months after infection.

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