Science and Technology

Super-thin panels could change solar industry

Aug 19, 2021 UA researcher exploring impact of panels made from perovskite.

Measuring the Monsoon.

Aug 11, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: 'Tis the season for mushroom hunters on Mount Lemmon; and "Gloria: A Life" returns to The Invisible Theatre.

OSIRIS-REx helps scientists project asteroid orbits

Aug 11, 2021 Data shows that Bennu will eventually make a close fly-by of Earth.

Arizona professor will lead NASA project to locate menacing objects near Earth

Aug 1, 2021 An infrared telescope will track any asteroids that one day could crash into the planet

Bezos' private space program could yield dividends for researchers

Jul 20, 2021 Scientists anticipate less-expensive access to Earth orbit and the moon.

New Apollo era film looks back on moon mission photoraphy

Jul 16, 2021 The documentary producer is reviewing thousands of rare spaceflight images.

Frequent rain sets 2021 monsoon off to a fast start

Jul 13, 2021 Southern Arizona can expect more precipitation through mid-July.

Tucsonan anticipating Richard Branson's rocket launch Sunday

Jul 10, 2021 Retiree already has a ticket to ride aboard Virgin Galactic spaceship.

Insects benefiting from early monsoon rains

Jul 8, 2021 Termites and mosquitoes are among those going through seasonal life cycles.

Game challenges forecasters to predict monsoon

Jun 23, 2021 UA researchers created an online competition similar to fantasy football.

Student study sheds light on unique space rock

Jun 15, 2021 A UA undergrad-led project unraveled mysteries about asteroid 16 Psyche.

NASA turns its attention to Venus

Jun 9, 2021 The space agency aims to send two new spacecraft to Earth's nearest planetary neighbor.

New exhibit spotlights Arizona's place in space exploration

May 23, 2021 The exhibit includes relics such as a spacesuit worn by Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin

Susan Miner on finding acceptance and growth in times of difficult transition.

May 20, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The NPR Student Podcast Challenge continues; and "Stories That Soar!" celebrates the boundless creativity of youth during a difficult year.

Scientists rethinking volcanic theories on Mars

May 12, 2021 They are investigating evidence that the Red Planet could still be geologically active.

Research finds higher risks for Hispanic and Indigenous patients in Arizona with kidney cancer

May 7, 2021 According to the research, a higher risk of mortality and advanced-staged kidney cancer in these racial groups are more common.

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