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UA to Be Part of National Photonic Research Institute

White House launches 6th of nine manufacturing organizations.

UA Optical Scientist Explores Universe For Exoplanets

MacArthur Fellow Olivier Guyon is leading the search for Earth-like worlds outside our solar system.

UA Researchers Explore Health Benefits of Man's Best Friend

Researchers seek human participants and funding to find if dog ownership improves human probiotics.


Will We Soon be Mining the Moon?

UA Scientists say private concerns are seeking ways to get there, but the practicality of it may be far-fetched.

Edward Beshore, Deputy Principal Investigator for OSIRIS REx Mission, discusses the dangers Earth faces from space objects.

Public Can Submit Messages for OSIRIS-REx Digital Time Capsule

Submissions will be placed on microchip aboard spacecraft to fly to asteroid, back.

New Projector at Flandrau Planetarium Enhances Views of Space

New system takes viewers on soaring journeys through solar system, galaxy, stars, asteroids in 3D.

Mountain lion in the mountains west of Tucson.

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Teenagers Ask Big Questions at Biosphere 2's Summer Academy

It's a Tuesday afternoon, a group of high school kids are trudging in rubber boots through only mangrove forest in Southern AZ.

Familiar Sounds of Summer

Some "singing cicadas" are associated with the monsoon but a bug expert disagrees.

Demonstration video of OSIRIS-REx.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Archaeology, Adventures and Agaves

Tucson archaeologists are beginning new chapters after decades at the University of Arizona, reveal ancient culture's uses for tough native plant.

Gold Nugget Stolen from UA Flandrau Planetarium

It is valued at $30,000, university police dept. urges people with information to come forward.

Deepak Chopra discuses conscientiousness.

Researchers, Philosophers Explore Theories of Consciousness

Despite ongoing exploration of consciousness and its concepts, the future of the study remains unknown.

Anita Bhappu, Program Chair of Retailing and Consumer Sciences, discusses technological developments that will change the way people shop in physical sores.

Retailers Want to Know How People Shop

E-commerce has exploded in the past ten years, as more people go to the Internet to buy and sell goods and services. Technology has driven much of that shift.

Jerry Moloney, director of Arizona Center for Mathematical Sciences, discusses plasma channels that could some day direct where lightening strikes.

Power to Control Lighting

An international reserch team has developed a plasma channel that could be used to direct lightning.

cars traffic

Driver-Less Cars About a Decade Away, UA Engineer Says

Technology being developed for a vehicle to navigate itself, promising to make roads safer eliminating human error; however, it also raises legal questions.

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