Science and Technology

Out of this world: space tourism expected to launch in 2024

Oct 8, 2022 World View, based in Tucson, is now in their preliminary design stage.

2022 "Monsoon Madness" names a decisive winner

Oct 6, 2022 The victor successfully predicted rainfall totals during another active season.

University of Arizona aims to help teachers get students back on track after the pandemic

Oct 3, 2022 Psychology students and instructors offer their expertise to help the transition back to in-person learning.

Super Earths are out there

Sep 28, 2022 Scientists find most exoplanets they have discovered are similar to our home world.

True Concord Voices & Orchestra premieres "Helios", and welcomes a friend from the final frontier - actor John de Lancie.

Sep 22, 2022 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Patrick Robles, president of the Associated Students of the University of Arizona Student, urges the City of Tucson to keep public transit free; and The Tucson Orchid Society celebrates 50 years of shared fascination.

First-ever 'Oracle Dark Sky Cultural Festival' is this week

Sep 22, 2022 Residents embrace the economic boost to the town.

NASA sets up collision with far-away asteroid

Sep 21, 2022 The DART mission will test whether Earth-fired weapons might someday push world-threatening objects off course.

U.S. Space Command chooses UA as inaugural partner in new program

Sep 15, 2022 University's long history in space research cited

"Painting In, Painting Out": The world as seen by the Sonoran Plein Air Painters.

Sep 7, 2022 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Hey Y'all", Fortune Feimster is coming to the Fox Tucson Theatre; and a new book for young readers tells the story of a female pioneer in molecular science.

Ground-based telescopes need love, too

Aug 29, 2022 Research continues quietly atop S. Arizona mountains while the Webb space telescope makes headlines.

As Lake Powell's water level declines, what is emerging in Glen Canyon?

Aug 25, 2022 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The King of Sting" talks monsoons and insects; Author and illustrator Adam Rex on being "Writer in Residence" at the library; and a Medieval marital dispute -- over a video game -- from "Stories That Soar!".

The Buzz: USMCA turns 2

Aug 19, 2022 How are Arizona's importers & exporters doing under the new trade deal?

DNA profiles lead to IDs of 2 men who died in Tucson in 2019

Aug 18, 2022 The DNA Doe Project worked with the Pima County Medical Examiner's office.

UA researcher follows trail of a possible second dinosaur-killing asteroid

Aug 17, 2022 A new study looks for clues in an underwater impact crater near Africa.

James Webb Telescope scientists dive into interstellar study

Aug 15, 2022 Astronomers are beginning to settle into a routine of regular research assignments.

University of Arizona graduate tracks satellite constellations for beleagured astronomers

Aug 9, 2022 Her study comes as Space X prepares to launch more sky-cluttering Starlink spacecraft.

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