Science and Technology

University of Arizona-backed research is finding the source for feelings of hunger

Feb 17, 2022 The part of the inner brain that produces sensations of hunger and fullness is familiar to neuroscientists.

University of Arizona astronomy researchers track space junk to the Moon

Feb 15, 2022 The spent rocket stage is expected to crash on the far side in March.

Former shuttle cockpit simulator comes to Tucson

Feb 7, 2022 Astronauts trained on it, then it became a movie set.

Union Pacific will use self-driving trucks to move freight between Tucson and Phoenix

Feb 3, 2022 It will be San Diego company TuSimple's first customer on that route.

University of Arizona geologist examining Tonga volcano eruption

Jan 28, 2022 The explosive force was mostly underwater but stronger than expected

James Webb Space Telescope reaches its target

Jan 25, 2022 The first pictures of deep space are expected this summer.

University of Arizona wind tunnels getting upgrades

Jan 24, 2022 Improvements are expected to generate more research for hypersonic technology.

Adia Barnes on Teamwork and Motherhood.

Jan 12, 2022 Also on Arizona Spotlight:Can new technology save water on farms? Plus Chris Dashiell remembers Peter Bogdanovich, and a short story read by author Michelle Ross.

University of Arizona backed telescope project off to a stellar start

Jan 7, 2022 The James Webb Space Telescope will aim its optics at distant galaxies.

Autonomous trucker TuSimple logs first no-human road test

Dec 29, 2021 The self-driving truck cruised through southern Arizona.

Space telescope launched on daring quest to behold 1st stars

Dec 25, 2021 The University of Arizona designed one of the instruments on board.

Space telescope launch culminates special effort by Tucson company

Dec 21, 2021 4D Technology did testing for the James Webb Space Telescope project

Study shows more people are not afraid to have machines make their choices

Dec 17, 2021 A University of Arizona researcher's survey asked if they preferred algorithms to human-generated decision-making.

COVID-19 creating another holiday of concern

Dec 14, 2021 Omicron variant and vaccination worries are making gatherings difficult again.

Surge of federal funds planned to expand broadband access across Arizona

Dec 14, 2021 Most of the money will go to Arizona's rural counties.

New astronaut list includes trainees with UA ties

Dec 11, 2021 They could be in line for upcoming missions to the ISS and maybe the moon.

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