Science and Technology

Exoplanets get starring role in Sierra Vista exhibit

Nov 17, 2020 The traveling program is designed with COVID-19 concerns in mind.

OSIRIS-REx stows its asteroid sample earlier than planned

Oct 29, 2020 The decision was made when the team determined they had plenty of material, which was leaking from the collection head.

UA professor developing insects as food to address 2050 protein shortage

Oct 23, 2020 The global population will reach an estimated 10 billion people by then.

OSIRIS-REx’s asteroid tag historic moment for NASA

Oct 23, 2020 The mission's principal investigator discusses the next steps.

Preliminary data suggests OSIRIS-REx sample event a success

Oct 22, 2020 The first pictures back from the asteroid Bennu have been welcomed as good news by mission scientists.

OSIRIS-REx touches an asteroid

Oct 21, 2020 The UA-led project is a first for NASA.

Tohono O'odham Nation donating $1 million to UA for COVID-19 research

Oct 20, 2020 The tribe also said it will donate another $1 million to Arizona State University.

Nobel committee cites UA astronomy breakthrough in prize award

Oct 19, 2020 Nobel Prize-winners in physics built on the success of the Event Horizon imaging project.

In Yellowstone, America's 'first water park,' decades-old blaze marked start of megafire era

Oct 19, 2020 The wildfires ushered in a chapter of massive, frequent blazes as well as a new understanding of the ecological process.

Trio of Mars missions to follow OSIRIS-REx on space exploration calendar

Oct 15, 2020 Planetary spacecraft from three countries are en route to the Red Planet.

UA researchers find longer-lasting immunity for COVID-19 patients

Oct 14, 2020 The discovery shows antibodies were still being produced months after infection.

OSIRIS-REx closing in on asteroid sampling attempt

Oct 13, 2020 The UA-backed mission is one week away from its crucial maneuver.

UA COVID Watch app is now on 30,000 devices

Sep 28, 2020 Its effect on the coronavirus pandemic may never be known.

OSIRIS-REx mission enters home stretch

Sep 25, 2020 UA-backed spacecraft is less than a month away from its first asteroid sampling attempt.

Learning about COVID-19: Science, false positives and vigilance

Sep 11, 2020 How changes in scientific advice reflect the learning curve of the pandemic.

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