Science and Technology

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Jun 23, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

Cicadas Soundtrack Arrival of Summer, Monsoon in Arizona

Jun 23, 2017 Region hosts more than four dozen species.

The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Jun 22, 2017 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

Tucson Astronomer to Lead Citizen Observations During Eclipse

Jun 21, 2017 Arizona to see partial blockage Aug. 21

Astronauts and Aficionados Enter Tucson's Orbit for Spacefest

Jun 16, 2017 Experts and fans rub shoulders during space-themed weekend.

Planting Fish to Kill Mosquitoes: 'This Is Historical'

Jun 8, 2017 Endangered fish species going into swimming pool to eat larvae.

Planetary Scientist Honored for Global Outreach

Jun 5, 2017 Henry Throop to receive Carl Sagan Medal from astronomical society.

UA to Get Early Sample of Asteroid for Study

Jun 5, 2017 The material should give a glimpse into the history of Bennu, and of the universe.

Climate Scientist: Leaving Paris Accord Bad for Southwest

Jun 1, 2017 The region is already experiencing the effects of global warming, says Valerie Trouet.

Team Maps Genome of Mojave Desert Tortoise

Jun 1, 2017 Researchers are looking there for a 'gold mine' of information about changes and adaptations.

Tucson Camera on Jupiter Mission Reveals Cyclones

May 25, 2017 Tucson's Planetary Science Institute scientist manages Juno Cam for NASA.

TEP Deal to Provide Solar Electricity for 21K Homes

May 24, 2017 The array, to be finished in 2019, will be the largest in TEP's renewable energy portfolio.

Trump Budget Eliminates NASA Space Grant, Education Programs

May 24, 2017 Arizona Space Grant Consortium trains students for STEM careers

As Stockpiles Dwindle, Freon Prices Rise

May 23, 2017 Supply and demand is the biggest factor, but the history of refrigerants shows other costs, and their future is unclear.

Mount Lemmon SkyCenter Open House Saturday

May 23, 2017 Telescopes, exhibits and family activities show off science of the mountain.

Oro Valley Student Wins Big at International Science Fair

May 22, 2017 Medical research earns a trip to Nobel Prize ceremonies.

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