Science and Technology

UA Focused on Project to Get First Images of Black Holes

Feb 15, 2018 National Science Foundation grant will help coordinate and compute data from telescopes.

It's a Bird! It's an Angel! No, It's Falcon Heavy!

Feb 7, 2018 Mars-bound rocket gives Southwest a sky spectacle.

Catch a Total Lunar Eclipse Early Wednesday Morning

Jan 30, 2018 Early in the morning, the eclipse will cover a super, blue moon.

Scientists Sue EPA Over Who Can Serve On Advisory Boards

Jan 29, 2018 The lawsuit is in reaction to the banning of EPA-grant recipients from the boards.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Jan 26, 2018 Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Tree Rings Tell Story of Jet Stream

Jan 25, 2018 Changes to North Atlantic air flows alter European summer weather.

Global Temperatures in 2017 Rank in Top 3 on Record

Jan 19, 2018 The desert Southwest experienced its warmest readings ever.

Catalina Sky Survey Sets Record for Finding Asteroids

Jan 17, 2018 University of Arizona program bags 990 space rocks in 2017.

Arizona Legislature Adds Closed Captions to Webcasts on Demand

Jan 16, 2018 Enables access for 1.1 million hearing-impaired Arizonans.

Honeybee Research Hints At How Microbes Spread Antibiotic Resistance

Jan 16, 2018 Gene transfer taking place in the guts of the insects could be worsening the crisis.

HiRISE Camera Reveals Ice Buried in Mars Cliffs

Jan 15, 2018 The UA instrument's find could be a boon for future human exploration.

The Art of Paying Attention: Gila Woodpecker

Jan 11, 2018 Beth Surdut finds much more to these marvels of natural engineering than is obvious to the eye...or ear.

Team Creates 'Canary in the Mine' Sensor to Make Worksites Safer

Jan 10, 2018 UA faculty's high-tech system can warn of impending health dangers and hazards.

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.

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