Science and Technology

Nov. 28, 2018
The UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission kicks into high gear while the spacecraft is on its final approach, closing in on asteroid Bennu and scheduled for arrival on Dec. 3. UA mission experts explain what comes next.
A groundwater well near Estancia, New Mexico. (Photo: Debra Perrone)
Nov. 28, 2018
UA hydrologist Jennifer McIntosh and her colleagues found the transition from fresh to brackish groundwater may be shallower than thought in key regions of the U.S.
Karl Flessa
Nov. 27, 2018
Three UA faculty members have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.
Antarctica is covered with sastrugi – concrete-hard snow drifts – for thousands of miles in every direction. (Photo: Kelly Brunt, courtesy National Science Foundation)
Nov. 19, 2018
Observations show that the Antarctic ice sheet has been melting faster in recent years. New UA-led research shows how melting ice in Antarctica will have global effects on climate.
Nov. 14, 2018
To celebrate the science and stories of space, UA science and humanities professors will join local musicians, artists and guests to present BENNUVAL!, a family friendly variety show.
Liam Wilson, a student at Westwood High School in Mesa, Arizona, contributed to a UA research study last summer as part of a KEYS Research Internship. He and his fellow KEYS interns were named co-authors on the resulting paper. (Photo: Colleen Kenost)
Nov. 13, 2018
Summer internships in a UA bioinformatics laboratory led to the realization of a prestigious scientific goal for three local high school students.
Graphic representation of falloposcope image resolution.
Nov. 8, 2018
With a grant from the U.S. Army, the UA's Jennifer Barton is continuing research into a disposable falloposcope to detect early-stage ovarian cancer.
An image of the Wild Duck Cluster was captured by the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. The blue stars at the center of the image are the stars of the cluster. Every star in the Wild Duck Cluster is roughly 250 million years old. Older, redder stars surround the cluster. (Image: European Southern Observatory)
Nov. 7, 2018
Astronomers found that the way almost 3,000 stars in one of the richest star clusters move belies their true ages, which has helped solve a long-standing puzzle about how stars evolve.
(Image: Colleen Loomis/RDI)
Nov. 6, 2018
To create livable, aesthetically pleasing cities that are also water-efficient, UA experts say water managers and urban planners will need to increase their coordination efforts.