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Super Earths are out there

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.

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.

SensorLab

The SensorLab is a University of Arizona Health Sciences initiative that promotes research that relates to human physiology and behavior and emphasizes sensor-based research.

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

University's long history in space research cited

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

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.

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

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!".

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

A new study looks for clues in an underwater impact crater near Africa.

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

The DNA Doe Project worked with the Pima County Medical Examiner's office.

University of Arizona graduate tracks satellite constellations for beleagured astronomers

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

New studies firmly fix source of COVID-19 outbreak

University of Arizona co-authored research puts the spotlight on wild animal traders in a Chinese market.

Bats take flight during Tucson's monsoon

The nocturnal creatures eat mosquitoes and defy old myths about attacking people.

Arizonans benefit from the special scent of the monsoon

Scientists find evidence of health benefits in the desert rain.

Asteroid hunters find a telescope testing center near Tucson

The company is tracking potentially valuable asteroids for future mining trips.

Contreras Fire burns more than 18,000 acres

Fire managers say the fire is more than 40% contained.

Wildfire reaches Kitt Peak National Observatory

The Contreras Fire has grown to about 11,500 acres.

Bird flu arrives in Arizona

The first cases were found in Maricopa County.

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