Science and Technology

Fast and Bright Asteroid to Near Earth Next Week

Apr 13, 2017 The Tucson-discovered space rock will be studied by astronomers all over the world for its properties.

Tucson Students Headed to International Robotics Competition

Apr 12, 2017 Palo Verde High's 'Optimal Robotics' team won a regional challenge to advance.

Hohokam Farm Found on Site of Future Phoenix Store

Apr 11, 2017 Archaeological work complete, Fry's will break ground on site this week.

Christian Climate Scientist: 'Facts Not Enough' in Dialogue

Apr 10, 2017 Texas climate expert will speak at UA this week, saying human values important in discussions.

'Smart' Agreements Leave More Water in Lake Mead, Regulators Say

Apr 6, 2017 Snow pack will add to reservoirs this spring, but the Colorado basin remains in a drought.

Jupiter to Shine Its Brightest and Biggest

Apr 5, 2017 Largest planet making closest approach to Earth this year Friday.

Students Show off Science Skills at Annual Fair

Mar 31, 2017 More than 2,000 exhibits and activities for kids and adults at the Southern Arizona event.

Pima County Launches Emergency Alert System

Mar 30, 2017 Notifications will come via cell phone text message or email.

Arizona Desert Is Testing Spot for NASA's Mars Capsule

Mar 30, 2017 The mission is in the 'quantification' stage, and each test costs $1-$1.5 million.

Does Explosive Beetle Have Most Interesting Genome?

Mar 27, 2017 UA researchers hope to win crowd-sourced genome sequencing of the Sonoran Desert beetle.

Episode 130: Feeding Tucson With Greenhouse Tomatoes, Greens, Herbs

Mar 24, 2017 Plus, hate crimes ordinance, reaction to Islamic Center vandalism, Jewish Center bomb threats.

UA-Led Mission Will Float Telescope on Balloon to Study the Milky Way

Mar 24, 2017 Balloon-borne telescope to study galaxy's gas and dust.

Tucson Team to Study Dust on Space Bodies Slated for Exploration

Mar 21, 2017 Researchers at the Planetary Science Institute will study bodies without atmospheres looking for resources, dangers to future space missions.

In One Campus Building, a Window into the Cost of Deferred Maintenance

Mar 20, 2017 UA needs $350 million to catch up with campus repair, maintenance needs.

Study: Soil Bacteria Can Improve Crop Yields During Droughts

Mar 20, 2017 Grain crops like corn and wheat produced up to 40 percent more seeds.

A Gourmet Feast Grown with a Green(house) Thumb

Mar 15, 2017 The meal features food grown in controlled environments.

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