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Raytheon Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to Chase Hurricanes

Coyote provides weather data to NOAA, could assist in search and rescue

Feb 4, 2016
Pluto Concept

Researcher: Part of Pluto Younger Than Thought

Photos show one region with smooth surface, indicating it is less than 10 million years old.

Jan 25, 2016
One of the footprints discovered at a road project site.

Pima County Road Work Leads To Archaeological Discovery

Human footprints dating back as much as 3,000 years discovered near I-10.

Jan 22, 2016

2015 Warmest Ever in Arizona, Weather Service Reports

Overnight lows statewide tied for the highest since record-keeping began in 1895.

Jan 21, 2016
Centennial Hall is on the campus of the University of Arizona and the home of UA Presents

UA Science Lecture Series Examines Climate Change

Annual lectures pack Centennial Hall, will be streamed online.

Jan 18, 2016

El Niño Far from Over, With 'More Storminess' Due Soon

UA climate team’s website provides regional information on weather phenomenon.

Jan 14, 2016
Demonstration video of OSIRIS-REx.

Student-Built Experiment Part of UA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft

Instrument will help identify minerals and chemicals on target asteroid, set for September launch.

Jan 12, 2016

UA Researcher Finding New Drugs for Various Flu Strains

Pharmacy professor targets protein common to viruses to develop treatment.

Jan 6, 2016

New Web Tool Explores Drought In Colorado River Basin

Charts and images explore 16 years of drought in the Colorado River

Jan 5, 2016

ASU Research: Cancer Cells May Move Like Flocks Of Birds

Cells were long thought to grow together; research says otherwise

Dec 28, 2015

Christmas Full Moon: Bright Ornament in the Sky

First holiday occurrence in 38 years; we won't have another for 19 years.

Dec 23, 2015
Demonstration video of OSIRIS-REx.

Laser Mapping Instrument Delivered to UA's OSIRIS-REx

Canadian system will help locate asteroid sample site; it's being installed in Denver.

Dec 22, 2015
Pushing north against the Eurasian Plate, the Indian Plate dives into the Earth's interior, pushing up the Himalayas in the process. At the contact zone, visible as an arch in this Google Earth image, immense stress builds up, causing earthquakes including devastating ones like the one in Nepal.

UA Research Assisted in Nepal Earthquake Aftermath

Volunteers analyzed satellite images to locate landslides, other areas of need.

Dec 16, 2015

Historic Climate Accord A First Step, UA Professors Say

University of Arizona representatives say climate connects many issues

Dec 15, 2015
The hollow drill bit — also called an augur — collects samples while drilling.

Engineers Test Drill to Look for Life Below Martian Surface

California gypsum quarry provides terrain similar to red planet.

Dec 14, 2015
False-color image of a 2011 Geminid meteor, seen by a camera at New Mexico State University.

Geminid Meteor Shower to Light Up Sky This Weekend

120 visible each hour; best viewing Sunday night into Monday morning.

Dec 10, 2015

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