Science and Technology

UA space trackers identify rogue rocket stage that hit the moon

Nov 27, 2023 They stress the threat of space junk could extend all the way to lunar orbit.

Local electric cooperative and Tennessee solar company collaborate on solar farm in McNeal

Nov 27, 2023 The solar farm and substation serve around 3,000 homes in the area

UA students share in OSIRIS-REx success

Nov 20, 2023 They are taking a role developing experiments on the sample brought back from Bennu.

Kelly warns Congress on the dangers of AI scams

Nov 16, 2023 An Arizona mother’s story was highlighted during the hearing.

Stargazing marvel: Saguaro National Park earns Urban Night Sky certification

Nov 14, 2023 International Dark-Sky Association taps park to join its cosmic club

"Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty"

Nov 8, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teachers are dealing with AI in classrooms; and a story of survival in plain sight from Children of the Holocaust.

AI in the classroom: does it have a place?

Nov 8, 2023 Some teachers are concerned, others are embracing the technology

New UA study examines aspects of loneliness and being alone

Nov 7, 2023 They aren't as connected as you might think.

"The Left Hand of Darkness" grips The Rogue Theatre.

Nov 2, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: NPR's Ari Shapiro on "Och & Oy: A Considered Cabaret"; Luis Alberto Urrea recalls his friendship with K. Le Guin ; and, Stories that Soar! returns with "The Spelling Test".

UA scientists explore asteroid link to the Moon

Oct 31, 2023 The space rock carries the same characteristics as lunar material brought back by the Apollo astronauts.

$1.2 billion American Battery Factory breaks ground in Tucson Southside

Oct 26, 2023 The lithium iron phosphate battery manufacturer is expected to bring in billions of dollars to Southern Arizona.

Mayes joins federal lawsuit against Meta for damages to youth mental health

Oct 24, 2023 The 41 attorney’s general claim Meta purposefully targeted children on their platforms.

University of Arizona opens new astrobiology center

Oct 17, 2023 It keeps UA at the forefront of research about objects gathered from space.

“Ring of Fire” solar eclipse coming Saturday morning

Oct 12, 2023 The peak annular eclipse will happen in Tucson at 9:33 a.m on Oct. 14.

OSIRIS-REx brings home largest carbon rich sample

Oct 11, 2023 NASA revealed its preliminary findings Wednesday morning.

Psyche asteroid mission ready to launch

Oct 9, 2023 The latest flight to a space rock will explore an asteroid with an exposed metallic core.

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