Science and Technology

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.

Last mirror for world’s biggest telescope begins construction at University of Arizona

Oct 3, 2023 The mirror for the Giant Magellan Telescope will begin its laborious construction process this week.

The Buzz: OSIRIS-REx delivers its payload

Sep 29, 2023 The decades-running space mission dropped a sample from the asteroid Bennu Sunday, kicking off the next phase of the project.

Arizona Theatre Company invites you to run "Barefoot in the Park".

Sep 27, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Insect Festival returns to the University of Arizona; A look into how adaptive sports are building up Tucson's youth, and a post card from the 2023 Arizona Youth & Peace Conference.

OSIRIS-REx successfully returns sample capsule to Earth

Sep 26, 2023 The landing ended a seven year mission to the asteroid Bennu and back.

Virtual reality brings mining closer for UA students

Sep 22, 2023 The technology delivers the clearest image for those wishing to experience mining remotely.

Osiris REx asteroid sample set for fast, fiery return to Earth

Sep 22, 2023 The mission's final stage will mark the end of a seven-year journey to Bennu and back.

The Buzz: Increasing broadband access in rural Arizona

Sep 15, 2023 As billions in grant dollars roll in, how is internet access growing around the state?

Why asteroids are the hottest objects for exploration in the solar system

Sep 12, 2023 Osiris REx is among a group of spacecraft aimed at discovering new information about space rocks.

Launch date approaches for long-awaited mission to a metal-marked asteroid

Sep 8, 2023 NASA's Psyche spacecraft has ASU ties.

Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times.

Sep 6, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Step into a Record Fair at the final HOCO Fest; A look at the living diversity of Navopatia; and Stories That Soar! returns with a tale about a local 5th grader's journey with retinoblastoma.

Hazardous waste drop off set for Saturday

Sep 6, 2023 The City of Tucson's monthly event also gives people a chance to get rid of unwanted electronics.

Art is Rachel Ivanyi's first language.

Aug 30, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?, and a profile of Brad Lancaster, water harvester.

Super blue moon dazzles skywatchers at the end of August

Aug 30, 2023 Astronomers say another supermoon was seen at the beginning of the month.

Camera on Tumamoc Hill will document the next thousand years of Tucson history

Aug 29, 2023 Jonathon Keats chose Tucson as the next site for his unprecedented Deep Time photography project.

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