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NASA: UA Space Launch On Track Despite Rocket Explosion

Incident at adjacent launchpad prompts look at potential effects on asteroid mission.

Just Days Remain Until UA's Asteroid Mission Launch

University of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx aims to bring back a few ounces of Bennu by 2023.

NAU Expedition Uncovers Mayan Tomb in Belize

Burial chamber 5 times as large as typical Mayan tomb found at Xunantunich.

Asteroid Mission Focus of UA Planetary Science Open House

Next door, the Flandrau Science Center will unveil its renovated planetarium theater.

Hopi Cultural Center to Reduce Arsenic in Drinking Water

EPA orders center to come up with measures as part of multiyear management plan.

Team 'Inks' Endangered Mouse in Arizona, New Mexico

NAU researchers confirm species' range in region using special inkpads.

OSIRIS-REx Rocket Ready for Dress Rehearsal

With blastoff around the corner, UA-led mission's ride heading to launch pad for testing

UA Scientists to Make 3-D Map of Universe for Dark Energy Clues

Kitt Peak instrument will measure light of 35 million objects over 5 years.

UA's Hart Asks Regents for Health Sciences Investigation

Move comes following allegations of misuse of public funds and alteration of public documents.

Richard Caris, UA Mirror Lab Namesake, Dies at 81

Caris valued 'exciting projects and the people that were trying to do them.'

Hot and Humid for Humans, Bountiful for Nature

Plants and animals thrive with the summer monsoon rains.

Tucson Planetary Researcher Awaits Far Out Photo Op

Camera aboard spacecraft Juno, now orbiting Jupiter, soon wll deliver images.

Two Meteor Showers Will Dazzle in Arizona's August Sky

Overlapping showers mean lots of visible shooting stars.

Bright Green Beetle Makes a Sonoran Desert Appearance

Iridescent insect is active during summer months in Southern Arizona.

UA Cancer Center contributes to VP Biden's Cancer Moonshot

Effort seeks to complete a decade’s worth of research in 5 years, focusing on ovarian cancer.

UA Research Finds Trees May Absorb Less CO2

North American forest growth slowing because of climate change, tree ring study reveals.

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