Science and Technology

GEICO to Expand to South-Side Tucson Development

Jan 9, 2018 The company plans to add 700 jobs by moving to development at "The Bridges."

"A Twist of Lemmon" - A Son's Heartfelt Tribute to his Famous Father

Jan 4, 2018 Also: Preview Governor Ducey's 2018 "State of the State" address; explore black holes with Tucson astronomers featured on NOVA; and why the 1976 Mexican film "Canoa: A Shameful Memory" remains relevant.

Arizona and Sonora Look to Desert to Prepare for Space Missions

Jan 4, 2018 Researchers want to team up and return to the Sonoran Desert to mimic conditions on Mars.

UA Astronomer's Camera to Play Key Role in New Space Telescope

Jan 2, 2018 Infrared camera will search for first objects in the universe.

UA Projects Enrollment Increase for Online Courses

Jan 1, 2018 Prior to 2015, online education at the University was exclusively graduate programs.

Southern Arizona 2017 Science Highlights

Dec 27, 2017 Busy year in astronomy and planetary science for Tucson space industry.

As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment

Dec 26, 2017 A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

Dec 22, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: how Street Outreach is building trust with Tucson's homeless youth; and writer Lisa M. O'Neill shares an essay about the personal toll of sexual harassment.

Made to Fail, Parachutes for NASA Capsule Pass Newest Test in Yuma

Dec 19, 2017 The capsule will eventually be used to bring astronauts safely back to Earth from deep-space exploration.

Local Internet Providers Respond To Net Neutrality

Dec 18, 2017 Cox Communication in Arizona says it will not alter signal strength.

Arizona Researcher Linking Aviation Tech and Self-Driving Cars

Dec 18, 2017 How GPS and radar from passenger jets can help guide robotic vehicles.

Tech Launch Arizona Reports More Companies Licensing UA Inventions

Dec 15, 2017 Organization helps license research to companies, generated $32 million in revenue since '13.

U of A Researchers Aid Fight Against ALS

Dec 13, 2017 Team outlines neural roadblock that stops muscle function.

Geminid Meteor Shower To Light up the Sky

Dec 13, 2017 Find a dark place, dress warmly and look up Wednesday night.

A century of family history helped create "The Journal of Sedona Schnebly"

Dec 8, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Advice on healthier, happier sleep; and at age 100, a real Tucson original still surrounds herself with the things she loves -- motorcycles.

Astronomer Helps Find Most Distant Quasar, Clue to 'Cosmic Evolutions'

Dec 6, 2017 Scientists on quest to find when stars first formed in our universe.

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