Arizona Science

Episode 160: Quick-Orbiting Comets are Drawing Attention

Dec 12, 2018 Comets affected by Jupiter's gravity draw attention from University of Arizona planetary scientists.

Episode 159: The Pitfalls of Early Space Exploration

Dec 6, 2018 UA researcher recalls pitfalls of early interplanetary space exploration.

Episode 158: Is Vaping Addictive?

Nov 29, 2018 UA research team studies the addictive aspects of smokeless nicotine.

Episode 157: What Ice Age Plants Can Tell Us About Modern Climate Change

Nov 20, 2018 What Ice Age vegetation tells us about the dangers of climate change.

Episode 156: The Lifelong Reward of Math

Nov 15, 2018 Your middle school algebra teacher was right — math skills are essential.

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.

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