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Report: Climate Change, Budget Limitations Making U.S. Wildfires Worse

Lack of political urgency and social push stand in way of addressing the problem, historian says.

Southern Arizona Can Expect a Mild Winter Despite Recent Heat Records

Warm and dry, for the southern half of the country, but not enough to break the top 10, meteorologists predict.

NASA: Spike In Atmospheric CO2 Related To El Nino

A vicious cycle might await if future climates reflect similar conditions of heat and drought.

UA Astronomer Among First to 'See' Star Collision in Space

Two neutron stars collide to create gravitational waves detected on earth and allow for observation.

Wildlife Managers Moving Large Lizards out of Freeway Project's Path

The relocations of chuckwallas will continue until construction starts next year.

Raytheon Drones Fly Into Hurricanes to Collect Data

'Coyotes' were used recently in Hurricane Maria to aid in continuous monitoring.

OSIRIS-REx Instruments Get Trial Run

Spacecraft's cameras send back portrait of Earth.

OSIRIS-REx on its Way to Asteroid Bennu

Close-Earth encounter lets team test instruments, take pictures of Earth.

Study: Ignoring Climate Change Could Mean Billions In Road Repairs

Researcher says building infrastructure using outdated climate models will result in high costs down the line.

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

UA Telescope Gets First Look at OSIRIS-REx

Spacecraft passing Earth soon for slingshot to asteroid Bennu.

Lights Go Out at Kartchner Caverns, Newest Dark-Sky Park

Managing artificial light benefits astronomy, wildlife and humans, association director says.

Skin Won't Absorb New UA-Developed Sunscreen

The product was developed with assistance from Tech Launch Arizona.

Southern Arizona Science Fair in the Running for $100K Innovation Award

The Drucker Foundation points to science fair organization's data and evidence emphasis.

UA Camera to Snap Final Pics for Saturn Mission Before Crashing into the Planet

The spectrometer aboard Cassini has provided clues to the processes at work around Saturn.

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