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Arizona and Sonora Look to Desert to Prepare for Space Missions

Researchers want to team up and return to the Sonoran Desert to mimic conditions on Mars.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

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UA Astronomer's Camera to Play Key Role in New Space Telescope

Infrared camera will search for first objects in the universe.

As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment

A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.

Made to Fail, Parachutes for NASA Capsule Pass Newest Test in Yuma

The capsule will eventually be used to bring astronauts safely back to Earth from deep-space exploration.

Southern Arizona 2017 Science Highlights

Busy year in astronomy and planetary science for Tucson space industry.

Geminid Meteor Shower To Light up the Sky

Find a dark place, dress warmly and look up Wednesday night.

U of A Researchers Aid Fight Against ALS

Team outlines neural roadblock that stops muscle function.

A century of family history helped create "The Journal of Sedona Schnebly"

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Astronomer Helps Find Most Distant Quasar, Clue to 'Cosmic Evolutions'

Scientists on quest to find when stars first formed in our universe.

#metoo: Empowerment Through Empathy

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Supermoon to Brighten Sky this Weekend

Supermoons occur when the moon is closest to the Earth in its orbit, and simultaneously full.

Tucson Teacher Receives $5,000 Surprise

José Salcido plans to buy equipment to teach physics with money from grant.

Episode 164: Understanding Climate Change at Biosphere 2

Researchers use the facility to examine Earth-systems science in large scale.

UA College of Medicine Marks 50th Anniversary

The school is known for breakthroughs made in asthma and CPR.

Flu Season Right on Time in Pima County

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