Science and Technology

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.

#metoo: Empowerment Through Empathy

Dec 1, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: John Waters brings his love for Christmas to Tucson; astronomical photographs celebrate the beauty of the planet Mars.

Supermoon to Brighten Sky this Weekend

Dec 1, 2017 Supermoons occur when the moon is closest to the Earth in its orbit, and simultaneously full.

Tucson Teacher Receives $5,000 Surprise

Nov 29, 2017 José Salcido plans to buy equipment to teach physics with money from grant.

New Technology Helps House Homeless in Tucson

Nov 24, 2017 Service connects 30 nonprofits to get homeless people in shelters faster.

Tech Parks Arizona Calls on Developers to Submit Proposals for Second Park

Nov 23, 2017 The new innovation district is to be called UA Tech Park at the Bridges.

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