Arizona Science

Episode 155: A Smaller, Lighter Solar Panel

Nov 8, 2018 A UA biochemist is looking at the next development in solar power by giving it an organic twist.

Episode 154: Training to Test Rainwater

Nov 1, 2018 UA project trains community leaders to help scientists test for rainwater pollutants.

Episode 153: The Ice-Volcanoes of Ceres

Oct 25, 2018 Examining surface volcanism on the dwarf planet Ceres.

Episode 152: Detecting Deception

Oct 18, 2018 UA information management professor Jay Nunamaker is leading a team developing advanced sensor technologies to detect the signs of deception.

Episode 151: A New "Spin" on Information

Oct 10, 2018 A University of Arizona physics professor describes the principle of "spin" and how it can create more efficient information processing and storage.

Episode 150: New Instruments for the James Webb Space Telescope

Oct 4, 2018 A University of Arizona space scientist discusses the instruments to be launched aboard the James Webb Space Telescope.

Episode 149: Imaging the Final Frontier

Sep 27, 2018 REPEAT: Astronomer Tod Lauer explains how the process for data imaging has made major technological advances.

Episode 148: New Purposes for MRI's

Sep 20, 2018 A University of Arizona researcher is finding new purposes for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Episode 147: How Microbes Affect Our Health

Sep 12, 2018 A University of Arizona Biosystems professor is studying how the microscopic world inside and around us affects our health.

Episode 146: The Conversation Surrounding Climate Change

Sep 6, 2018 A University of Arizona researcher is ensuring social science is part of the conversation surrounding climate change.

Episode 145: Native Bison Hunters Chased Prey with Fire

Aug 30, 2018 Native American hunters managed bison herds for centuries before Columbus' arrival in the New World.

Episode 144: Drought-Induced Tree Die-Offs and Climate Change

Aug 22, 2018 The dangerous cycle of large-scale tree die-offs contributes to climate change.

Episode 143: Understanding the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Human Immune System

Aug 16, 2018 Researching how our immune systems react to dangerous threats.

Episode 142: University of Arizona Scientist Expects Bright Discoveries from Parker Solar Probe

Aug 9, 2018 A new observation satellite will be getting an up-close look at our sun.

Episode 141: UA Researchers Collect Genetic Clues to Advance Treatment Options for Lou Gehrig's Disease

Aug 2, 2018 A team of UA scientists are using a catalog of genetic information to look for clues in the battle against the deadly disease.

Episode 140: Citizen Scientists Help University of Arizona Researchers Focus on Butterfly Habits

Jul 26, 2018 University of Arizona assistant professor Katy Prudic is using citizen scientists to help her collect important data on butterflies.

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