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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina shows off a compact green coma and two tails in this photo taken Nov. 22, 2015, at dawn from Arizona. The green color comes from carbon compounds fluorescing in UV sunlight.

Astronomer Shares 'Science Snacks' With Podcasts

Comet recording exceeded 100,000 downloads

Nov 30, 2015

UA Delegation to Attend United Nations Climate Conference

Faculty, students and community members to observe, network, conduct research.

Nov 26, 2015

UA, Pima County Partner on Water Research

New WEST Center aims to address water shortage challenges facing the southwest.

Nov 23, 2015

UA Study Finds Macular Degeneration Can Be Prevented

Eye disease causes nearly 30 percent of older Americans to lose their vision.

Nov 16, 2015

Study: Warming Permafrost Releases Ancient Carbon

Influx of carbon in the air could speed climate change

Nov 13, 2015

Arizona Astronomers Track Piece Of Falling Space Junk

Refuse from space mission will make fiery descent over the Indian Ocean Thursday

Nov 12, 2015

Wildfire Added to List of Threats to Condor Population

Study shows about half of wild birds live long enough to raise a chick

Nov 7, 2015
Artist’s rendering showing a cutaway view into the interior of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft discovered the moon has a global ocean and likely hydrothermal activity. A plume of ice particles, water vapor and organic molecules sprays from fractures in the moon's south polar region.

Spacecraft Plunges into Icy Plume on Saturn's Moon

Scientists hope samples will reveal the moon’s potential to support life

Oct 27, 2015
New Horizons captured this image of Pluto's glacial ice cap in July 2015.

'Mind-Boggling:' Pluto Fly-By Reveals Slushy Glaciers

New Horizons spacecraft took pictures in July; analysis under way in Flagstaff.

Oct 26, 2015

AZ WEEK: El Niño to Bring Colder Days, Rain to Arizona

Occasional weather pattern warms Pacific Ocean, has global implications.

Oct 23, 2015

UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

Management Information Systems project will put information in layman's terms for doctors.

Oct 19, 2015
Alfred McEwen, Principal Investigator for HiRISE, speaks about the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment.

AZ WEEK: Exploring Mars on Silver Screen, in UA Research

University of Arizona's connection to planetary science dates to dawn of Space Age.

Oct 16, 2015
10/3/12. Rebecca Brukman.
15 MPH Speed Limit sign and Pedestrian Crossing sign.

UA Study: Drivers Exhibit Racial Bias Toward Pedestrians

'Implicit racism:' Motorists likely to stop quicker for white pedestrians than black.

Oct 13, 2015
The elephant has 100 times more cells than humans, but a far lower incidence rate of cancer.

ASU Research: Elephant Genome May Fight Cancer

Multiple copies of one genome help suppress tumor formation

Oct 12, 2015
Collecting sediment cores aboard a ship.

UA Study: Climate Change to Cause Drier Horn of Africa

Vulnerable area depends on rainfall for crop production

Oct 9, 2015
Artist rendition of Dawn spacecraft nearing dwarf planet Ceres

Tucson Researchers Plan Next Space Exploration Missions

Two projects aimed at Venus, three target asteroids; all add to solar system knowledge.

Oct 2, 2015

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