Science and Technology

'Mars is Beautiful,' UA Scientists Enthuse Over Book of HiRISE Images

May 19, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding a future for historic Tucson places to become community art spaces; tune in with the UA amateur radio club; and new music from the Weiss / Soflin duo.

Study to Measure Impact of Contaminant Perchlorate on Yuma Residents

May 18, 2017 The common chemical could be causing hypothyroidism in the southwestern Arizona town.

Wulfenite Joins Other State Symbols as Official Mineral

May 16, 2017 The colorful mineral is found in few places outside Arizona.

Former NASA Administrator Sees Key Role for UA in Space

May 15, 2017 OSIRIS-REx mission to asteroid is unprecedented.

Shadow-Piercing Camera from ASU to Study Moon

May 11, 2017 The ShadowCam will look at 'dark side of moon' to help plan future missions.

Inside Arizona's Only Nuclear Power Plant

May 10, 2017 The plant shuts down a reactor periodically for maintenance and engineering tasks.

'Woven Through Time' Reveals Cultural Fabric of the Southwest

May 5, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A state budget update; Dr. David Alberts retires from the UA Cancer Center; and "A Book I Love" returns.

Phone Talk, Text While Driving Illegal in Tucson

May 1, 2017 Ban starts Monday; first offense can bring $250 fine, or get in a crash and pay $500.

Annie Laos, A Tucson Original, Remembered by Friends and Family

Apr 27, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A look at alternatives to a physical border wall; how genome research helps science to understand epilepsy; "I Dream in Widescreen" brings new film makers' work to light.

Human Minds, Hands Critical in Space Missions, Ex-Astronaut Says

Apr 26, 2017 Space Shuttle alumnus Charlie Walker inspired by early satellites.

National Weather Service Wants Help Spotting Storms

Apr 24, 2017 Program helps meteorologists get view of incoming storms to make monsoon safer.

Thousands Rally in Tucson to Support Science

Apr 22, 2017 Earth Day event aimed at promoting, defending fact-based research.

Episode 134: Earth Week - From Climate Science to Corporate Science

Apr 21, 2017 Politics, wildfire danger, corporate environmentalism and a solar wall.

Downtown Earth Day Rally Aims to Spark Interest in Science

Apr 19, 2017 Saturday event at Tucson's El Presidio Park is part of worldwide focus on science

Tucson Science Rally Gains Momentum as Earth Day Approaches

Apr 14, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Attorney General Sessions gives speech in Nogales; artist Lex Gjurasic stamps out reality; and Arizona's round-tailed ground squirrels get the attention they deserve.

UA Team Working To Improve Lifesaving Colonoscopy

Apr 14, 2017 The scope simultaneously gives doctors more viewing.

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