More Arizona Science Stories

Episode 358: How dark is deep space?

Scientists are using NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to measure light that exists beyond the solar system

Episode 357: Investigating methods for heat management in Arizona.

Researchers are advising city managers planning for the continued effects of changing summer climate.

Episode 356: Updating the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic

More than three years after the emergence of COVID-19, debate continues about how and where it originated.

Episode 355: Forecasting weather effects in Earth orbit

The sun’s interaction with the Earth’s atmosphere creates weather on the ground and in space.

Episode 354: How evidence from the past helps us understand climate change in the present.

Researchers have discovered Earth's oceans were warmer 66 million years ago than they are now.

Episode 353: Why computers might not be as smart as we think

Computers are such a part of our everyday lives that we take for granted that they are thinking machines.

Episode 352: Solving misconceptions about the aging brain

Researchers are finding more about what happens to our brains as we get older.

Episode 351: How University of Arizona students are preparing for careers guiding space missions

University of Arizona students are getting their own unmanned satellite ready for launch.

Episode 350: Simulating residency on another world

Scientists predict people might spend years living off-world in the coming decades.

Episode 349: Exploring the University of Arizona campus arboretum

Bringing the stories of cacti, shrubs, and saplings to the U of A from around the world.

Episode 348: A new type of pacemaker for the heart

New technology is helping scientists develop a gentler, less painful way to use electricity to stimulate the heart.

Episode 347: The 1-year anniversary of the James Webb Space Telescope.

The groundbreaking James Webb Space Telescope was launched in December a year ago

Episode 346: How and why animals evolved in different color

Examining why certain animals look the way they do.

Episode 345: Developing the next generation of space suits

A Tucson company is creating space suits for astronauts who will be taking the next steps on the moon and Mars.

Episode 344: Using green energy for agriculture

Researchers are developing new ways for solar energy to help farmers grow crops.

Episode 343: How to eat better using culinary medicine

The University of Arizona is helping develop the first culinary medicine program in the state.

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