Arizona Science

Airs during Science Friday, Friday mornings on NPR 89.1

Arizona Science explores the latest research and technological innovations taking place in Southern Arizona and at the University of Arizona.

Episode 81: Exploring the Milky Way

Originally Aired May 26, 2017 May 25, 2017

Episode 80: Improving Food Security

Originally Aired May 19, 2017 May 18, 2017

Episode 79: Battling Chronic Pain

Originally Aired May 12, 2017 May 11, 2017

Episode 78: Groundwater Supply and Quality

Originally Aired May 5, 2016 May 4, 2017

Episode 77: Insights from Insects

Originally Aired Apr 28, 2017 April 28, 2017

Episode 76: Computer-Assisted Surgical Training

Originally Aired Oct 21, 2016 April 24, 2017

Episode 75: Flood Risks in the Southwest

Originally Aired Jan 6, 2017 April 12, 2017

Episode 73: The Science of Sport

Originally Aired Mar 24, 2017 March 23, 2017

Episode 71: A Common Brain Parasite May Help Treat Brain Disorders

Originally Aired May 13, 2016 March 10, 2017

Episode 70: Domesticating the Quantum

Originally Aired Mar 3, 2017 March 2, 2017

Episode 69: A Myriad of Particles

Originally Aired Feb 24, 2017 February 23, 2017

Episode 68: Climate Effects on Rangelands

Originally Aired Feb 17, 2017 February 16, 2017

Episode 67: Space, Time and Gravity

Originally Aired Feb 10, 2017 February 9, 2017

Episode 66: The Journey to the Extreme

Originally Aired Feb 6, 2017 February 2, 2017

Episode 65: Rethinking the Rules of Reality

Originally Aired Jan 28, 2017 January 26, 2017

Episode 64: The Hunt for Trojan Asteroids

Originally Aired Jan 20, 2017 January 19, 2017

Episode 62: Flood Risks in the Southwest

Originally Aired Jan 6, 2017 January 6, 2017

Episode 61: Soft as a Rock: Tectonic Stretching of the Earth's Crust

Originally Aired Aug 12, 2016 December 23, 2016

Episode 60: Combating the "Silent Killer" of Women

Originally Aired Dec 23, 2016 December 23, 2016

Episode 58: Exploring the Outer Reaches of the Solar System

Originally Aired Dec 9, 2016 December 16, 2016

Episode 57: Calling All Scientists: Let's Deal with Your Data

Originally Aired Dec 2, 2016 December 1, 2016

Episode 55: High Tech Safety Systems for Cars of the Future

Originally Aired July 15, 2016 November 18, 2016

Episode 53: A New Way for NASA and Others to Access Near-Space

Originally Aired Nov 4, 2016 November 4, 2016

Episode 51: Computer-Assisted Surgical Training

Originally Aired Oct 21, 2016 October 21, 2016

Episode 50: Forecasting Arizona's Monsoon

Originally Aired Oct 14, 2016 October 13, 2016

Episode 48: Rules of the Road are Needed in Outer Space

Originally Aired Sep 30, 2016 September 29, 2016

Episode 47: Children Need Their Naps

Originally Aired Sep 23, 2016 September 23, 2016

Episode 41: Soft as a Rock: Tectonic Stretching of the Earth's Crust

Originally Aired Aug 12, 2016 August 11, 2016

Episode 38: Turning Invertebrate Brain Revolution on its Head

Originally Aired July 22, 2016 July 22, 2016

Episode 37: High Tech Safety Systems for Cars of the Future

Originally Aired July 15, 2016 July 15, 2016

Episode 36: A New Window on Cancer

Originally Aired July 8, 2016 July 8, 2016

Episode 35: The Zika Virus and its Threat to the U.S.

Originally Aired July 1, 2016 July 1, 2016

Episode 34: New Ways to Use Sound

Originally Aired June 24, 2016 June 24, 2016

Episode 33: Flying at Mach 5 or Faster Can be a Pretty Hot Ride

Originally Aired June 17, 2016 June 17, 2016

Episode 29: Immune to Aging

Originally Aired May 20, 2016 May 19, 2016

Episode 24: Understanding the Secrets of the Universe

Originally Aired April 15, 2016 April 14, 2016

Episode 23: Astronomers Search for Planets Outside our Solar System

Originally Aired April 8, 2016 April 7, 2016

Episode 21: Gravitational Waves

Originally Aired April 1, 2016 March 24, 2016

Episode 20: Earth Transformed

Originally Aired March 18th, 2016 March 17, 2016

Episode 18: The Changing Earth: It’s Not Just A New Normal

Originally Aired March 4, 2016 March 4, 2016

Episode 17: Carbon Sequestration: Can We Afford It?

Originally Aired February 26, 2016 February 26, 2016

Episode 16: Climate Change and Human Health: Impacts and Pathways to Resilience

Originally Aired February 19, 2016 February 19, 2016

Episode 15: Preserving the Past for the Future

Originally Aired February 12, 2016 February 12, 2016

Episode 14: Ecosystem Resilience - Navigating Our Tenuous Connection to Nature

Originally Aired February 5, 2016 February 12, 2016

Episode 13: Countdown to Launch - OSIRIS-REx Ep. II

Originally Aired February 12, 2016 February 12, 2016

Episode 11: How Our Brain Makes Up its Mind

Originally Aired January 15, 2016 January 15, 2016

Episode 10: Exploring our Solar System's Past Through Pluto

Originally Aired January 8, 2016 January 8, 2016

Episode 9: Is Our Current Behavior Tuned to our Evolutionary History?

Originally Aired January 1, 2016 January 1, 2016

Episode 8: The Pope's Astronomer

Originally Aired December 25, 2015 December 18, 2015

Episode 7: Sharper than Hubble

Originally Aired December 18, 2015 December 18, 2015

Episode 6: Precise Predictions from Big Data

Originally Aired December 11, 2015 December 11, 2015

Episode 5: Countdown to Launch - OSIRIS-REx

Originally Aired December 4, 2015 December 4, 2015

Episode 4: What's New - and Old - about the Flu?

Originally Aired November 20, 2015 November 27, 2015

Episode 3: Laying Eyes on Mars

Originally Aired November 27, 2015 November 20, 2015

Episode 2: The Eyes as a Window to the Brain

Originally Aired November 13, 2015 November 13, 2015

Episode 1: Why is Science so Hot in Tucson?

Originally Aired November 6, 2015 November 6, 2015

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About the Show

Arizona Science explores the latest scientific research and technological innovations taking place in Southern Arizona and at the University of Arizona. Catch Arizona Science each Friday during Science Friday on NPR 89.1.

Arizona Science has a different guest each week and is hosted by Leslie Tolbert, Ph.D. Regents Professor in the U of A's Department of Neuroscience, and Tim Swindle, Ph.D. and Head of the UofA's Lunar and Planetary Lab.

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