Science and Technology

UA Casts 5th Mirror for Giant Magellan Telescope

Nov 3, 2017 Mirror Lab celebrates 20th mirror made for instruments around the world.

ADOT Launches App for Travel Alerts

Nov 2, 2017 The department says the goal is to for drivers to check the alerts before getting on the road.

Weather Service Rolling Out More Precise System for Dust-Storm Warnings

Oct 31, 2017 The new system will only notify cell phone users within a certain range of the storm.

Eyes to the Night Sky Saturday for Worldwide Moon Viewing

Oct 24, 2017 Tucson astronomy group to set up telescopes, donate instrument to Pima County Public Library for International Observe the Moon Night.

Hearings Begin to Determine Rooftop Solar Buyback Rate

Oct 23, 2017 Arizona Corporation CCommission staff will spend as much as two weeks in Tucson gathering evidence for the rate case.

Summer Fire Destroys Habitat, Food of Endangered Red Squirrel

Oct 19, 2017 A census found a dramatic decrease in the population of the Mount Graham red squirrel following the Frye Fire.

NASA: Spike In Atmospheric CO2 Related To El Nino

Oct 18, 2017 A vicious cycle might await if future climates reflect similar conditions of heat and drought.

UA Astronomer Among First to 'See' Star Collision in Space

Oct 16, 2017 Two neutron stars collide to create gravitational waves detected on earth and allow for observation.

The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Oct 13, 2017 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

UA Researchers Look at Mental Impairment After Heart Surgery

Oct 12, 2017 Some people experience cognitive difficulties following coronary bypass surgery.

Wildlife Managers Moving Large Lizards out of Freeway Project's Path

Oct 9, 2017 The relocations of chuckwallas will continue until construction starts next year.

One Hormone May Be The Answer To Your Dog's 'Leash Aggression'

Oct 2, 2017 A study found a relationship between higher levels of the hormone vasopressin and canine aggression.

Raytheon Drones Fly Into Hurricanes to Collect Data

Sep 28, 2017 'Coyotes' were used recently in Hurricane Maria to aid in continuous monitoring.

OSIRIS-REx Instruments Get Trial Run

Sep 27, 2017 Spacecraft's cameras send back portrait of Earth.

OSIRIS-REx on its Way to Asteroid Bennu

Sep 25, 2017 Close-Earth encounter lets team test instruments, take pictures of Earth.

Census Bureau: Arizona's Imports, Exports Drop in 2016

Sep 21, 2017 Dollar value of goods moving in and out of the state decreased slightly year-over-year.

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