Science and Technology

OSIRIS-REx closing in on asteroid sampling attempt

Oct 13, 2020 The UA-backed mission is one week away from its crucial maneuver.

UA COVID Watch app is now on 30,000 devices

Sep 28, 2020 Its effect on the coronavirus pandemic may never be known.

OSIRIS-REx mission enters home stretch

Sep 25, 2020 UA-backed spacecraft is less than a month away from its first asteroid sampling attempt.

Learning about COVID-19: Science, false positives and vigilance

Sep 11, 2020 How changes in scientific advice reflect the learning curve of the pandemic.

Amphi Foundation funds Wi-Fi for students

Sep 4, 2020 Foundation, Cox, Comcast team up for free service.

Report highlights biodiversity loss at Quitobaquito during border wall construction

Sep 1, 2020 Borderland scientists say that with all the noise "neither the birds nor the bird watchers want to be at Quitobaquito right now."

UA to lead Center for Quantum Networks

Aug 26, 2020 Harvard, Yale and MIT are also part of the five-year, NSF-funded research into quantum computing.

Science fair goes completely virtual for 2021

Aug 24, 2020 SARSEF plans to put 7,000 displays online.

UA launches Covid Watch Arizona app

Aug 19, 2020 Developers hope to push it statewide soon.

Living with Alzheimer's, during a pandemic.

Aug 18, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a Tucson artist's meticulous style brings solace; and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

Successful OSIRIS-REx rehearsal boosts optimism

Aug 14, 2020 The rehearsal put the spacecraft within 40 meters of the asteroid Bennu's surface.

OSIRIS-REx completes successful rehearsal above asteroid's surface

Aug 13, 2020 The mission is scheduled to collect a sample of material from the asteroid Bennu in October.

Improving Arizona COVID-19 trends could drive testing declines, complacency

Aug 13, 2020 Experts say states need higher testing rates to gauge and improve COVID-19 responses.

Covid Watch app part of UA reentry plan

Aug 13, 2020 The smartphone app aids in contact tracing.

UA scientists investigate connection between Alzheimer's and Down syndrome

Aug 5, 2020 The team is developing new ways to look at protein interaction in the human brain.

Tucson moves ahead with public Wi-Fi

Aug 3, 2020 Access points funded by pandemic relief funds will serve neighborhoods without broadband.

Selected Archive Filters

Planetary Science,
Space Exploration,
Space Science,
AZPM is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
The University of Arizona