Science and Technology

Monsoon brings positive impact to Santa Cruz, other waterways

Oct 11, 2021 River watchers say the rainfall replenished aquifers and aided the fish population.

How the monsoon season impacted life in Southern Arizona, from wildfires to bugs

Oct 1, 2021 The National Weather Service said the monsoon season was the third-wettest that Tucson has seen since 1895, and it followed an exceptionally dry year.

Imposter Syndrome makes accomplished people feel like frauds

Sep 30, 2021 The phenomenon causes chronic self-doubt and creates problems in the office.

The fascinating history of Mr. & Mrs. Neil, and their Mountain View Hotel.

Sep 23, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: University of Arizona research creates understanding about the role of estrogen in preventing Alzheimer’s Disease; and a 2nd grader's story about learning the difference between wishes and reality.

Three Tucson museums open for free Saturday

Sep 17, 2021 They are taking part in Smithsonian Magazine's Free Museum Day.

University of Arizona researchers pioneering new method of saving old structures

Sep 16, 2021 Historic buildings could get new life thanks to robotics.

Event Horizon telescope eyes new targets in deep space

Sep 2, 2021 UA-backed team of radio astronomers captured the image of another black hole

The Desert Blooms in a Bountiful Monsoon.

Sep 1, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why the music of the rock group Fanny is rocking a whole new generation!

Discovery of high levels of an enzyme in deadly COVID-19 cases could lead to a plan to save lives

Aug 26, 2021 UA researcher surprised to find high amounts of the human enzyme similar to rattlesnake venom known to 'shred' bacteria and viruses.

Super-thin panels could change solar industry

Aug 19, 2021 UA researcher exploring impact of panels made from perovskite.

Measuring the Monsoon.

Aug 11, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: 'Tis the season for mushroom hunters on Mount Lemmon; and "Gloria: A Life" returns to The Invisible Theatre.

OSIRIS-REx helps scientists project asteroid orbits

Aug 11, 2021 Data shows that Bennu will eventually make a close fly-by of Earth.

Arizona professor will lead NASA project to locate menacing objects near Earth

Aug 1, 2021 An infrared telescope will track any asteroids that one day could crash into the planet

Bezos' private space program could yield dividends for researchers

Jul 20, 2021 Scientists anticipate less-expensive access to Earth orbit and the moon.

New Apollo era film looks back on moon mission photoraphy

Jul 16, 2021 The documentary producer is reviewing thousands of rare spaceflight images.

Frequent rain sets 2021 monsoon off to a fast start

Jul 13, 2021 Southern Arizona can expect more precipitation through mid-July.

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