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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 217: Problem-solving on the Navajo Nation.

Episode 217: Problem-solving on the Navajo Nation.

January 23, 2020 Originally aired January 17, 2020 Putting a focus on problem-solving on the Navajo Nation.
Episode 216: Exercise, stress and the immune system

Episode 216: Exercise, stress and the immune system

January 17, 2020 Originally aired January 17, 2020 Researching the relationship between exercise, stress and the immune system.
Episode 215: Conducting research on the cutting edge of particle physics.

Episode 215: Conducting research on the cutting edge of particle physics.

January 10, 2020 Originally aired Jan 10, 2020 The Large Hadron Collider in Europe helps scientists make discoveries basic to our understanding of the known universe.
Episode 214: The origin of our moon

Episode 214: The origin of our moon

January 3, 2020 Originally aired Jan 3, 2020 What’s the origin story for Earth’s moon?
Episode 213: Creating new tools to find out how cells in the human body work

Episode 213: Creating new tools to find out how cells in the human body work

December 20, 2019 Originally aired Dec 20, 2019 New methods to observe important cellular functions.
Episode 212: Vertical farming

Episode 212: Vertical farming

December 13, 2019 Originally aired Dec 13, 2019 Certainly not your grandmother’s greenhouse!
Episode 211: Trying to understand a virus that infects most of us

Episode 211: Trying to understand a virus that infects most of us

December 6, 2019 Originally aired Dec 6, 2019 Learning more about herpes viruses.
Episode 210: Using gravimetry from satellites to measure snowfall

Episode 210: Using gravimetry from satellites to measure snowfall

November 27, 2019 Originally aired November 29 How scientists use satellites in earth orbit to measure how much water we can use on the ground.
Episode 209: Researching climate change at Biosphere 2

Episode 209: Researching climate change at Biosphere 2

November 22, 2019 Originally aired Nov 22 Using Biosphere 2 to research climate change.
Episode 208: Osiris-Rex sampling sites advance to the final four.

Episode 208: Osiris-Rex sampling sites advance to the final four.

November 15, 2019 Originally aired Nov 15, 2019 Planners for the University of Arizona-led Osiris-Rex mission are getting closer to choosing a sampling site
Episode 207: Fiber optics for the toughest environments

Episode 207: Fiber optics for the toughest environments

November 8, 2019 Originally aired Nov 8, 2019 Making fiber optics ready for the harshest environments.
Episode 206: The cost of energy indepedence

Episode 206: The cost of energy indepedence

November 1, 2019 Originally aired Nov 1, 2019 Examining the complications behind extracting oil and gas from underneath the Earth's surface.

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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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