Feb. 14, 2019
A new study conducted by UA planetary scientists suggests volcanoes may have been recently boiling deep below the surface of the Red Planet.
Feb. 8, 2019
In 1969, UA scientists were the first to detect the optical flash from a pulsar — a stellar corpse thought to pack at least one-and-a-half times the mass of our sun into a neutron star.
Jan. 28, 2019
The awards keep coming for Robert C. Kennicutt Jr., who was recently honored by both the National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Astronomical Society.
Jan. 24, 2019
Astronauts who embarked on spaceflights lasting longer than six months experienced a decrease in the functionality of NK cells, which play an important role of the immune system by killing cancerous cells and preventing viruses from reactivating.
Jan. 9, 2019
Two UA-managed telescopes have aided in the serendipitous discovery of the brightest quasar ever seen in the early universe, which suggests there could be more waiting to be discovered.
Oct. 24, 2018
An international team led by Teddy Kareta, a doctoral student at the UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, investigated (3200) Phaethon, a bizarre asteroid that sometimes behaves like a comet, and found it even more enigmatic than previously thought.
Sept. 14, 2018
In a new study by UA planetary scientists, observations prove that ice volcanoes on the dwarf planet Ceres generate enough material to fill one movie theater each year.
Aug. 8, 2018
Researchers in the UA Lunar and Planetary Lab are eagerly awaiting the launch of the Parker Solar Probe, the first attempt to get close to the sun and study the solar wind at its source.
Aug. 3, 2018
Data obtained by a clever technique that can detect light echoes hint at why Eta Carinae, the most luminous and massive star in the Milky Way, erupted like a supernova, yet survived.