Science and Technology

TUSD cuts back on hotspots for students as federal funding expires

May 19, 2023 The Emergency Connectivity Fund worked to provide funding for connectivity tools like hotspots, modems and routers.

Plastic waste into construction blocks: Tucson strives for zero-waste model

May 16, 2023 Tucson city council unanimously approved an agreement with ByFusion to convert plastic waste into construction-grade building blocks.

Space X extravaganza tests limits of public understanding

May 15, 2023 Why the explosive test flight launched a debate over success vs. failure in engineering and science.

Waymo robotaxis make more inroads in Phoenix, San Francisco

May 4, 2023 Self-driving car pioneer Waymo has announced its robotaxis will be able to carry passengers through most of the Phoenix area for the first time.

Four-person crew released from sealed habitat after week long journey

May 3, 2023 The crew studied what it would be like to live and work on another planet inside a pressurized habitat.

University of Arizona hurricane researchers predict above-average season ahead

May 1, 2023 They say the number of named hurricanes could reach a mark set in 2017.

Four-person crew sealed into pressurized habitat to learn about space living

Apr 28, 2023 The crew will be locked in for six days.

UA graduate programs ranked among nation's best

Apr 26, 2023 Management Information and Geosciences were singled out in top college survey.

UA researchers mount new global wind study

Apr 20, 2023 They are using satellites to measure speed and direction of winds aloft.

Robotic exploration of the outer planets began 50 years ago.

Apr 19, 2023 The University of Arizona joined in the first missions to Jupiter and Saturn.

Text ‘join’ to get COVID-19, health updates in rural Arizona

Apr 16, 2023 The program, based at UArizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, built the platform and system with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

New $85 million home for UA's Space Institute unveiled

Apr 7, 2023 The building first broke ground in 2021.

"All In for Autism" celebrates a unique part of our community.

Apr 5, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet Ashly Burch, the voice of a new Disney animated character; how Creative Narrations helps people tell their personal stories; and the tale of a princess who doesn't need to be rescued or married from "Stories That Soar!".

Governor says Arizona will restrict TikTok on state devices

Apr 5, 2023 The governor’s office said state agencies have 30 days to be in compliance.

OSIRIS-REx zeroes in on September return to Earth

Mar 28, 2023 The space explorer will drop off a capsule containing material collected from Bennu.

New Film Focuses on the Unique Sky Islands of Arizona

Mar 24, 2023 Thousands of different species depend on this habitat

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