May 6, 2014
"Earthlight," a documentary produced by the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, explores how UA technology that turns waste into resources to sustain astronauts could be the key to sustainable food production here on Earth.
Oct. 21, 2010
Frozen water just inches below the moon’s surface has been confirmed by an international team of scientists including UA professor William Boynton.
Sept. 10, 2010
Researchers are demonstrating that plants from Earth could be grown without soil on the moon or Mars, setting the table for astronauts who would find potatoes, peanuts, tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables awaiting their arrival.
July 19, 2009
The UA has many ties to the Apollo program, from helping develop maps of the moon to determining landing sites and analyzing rocks returned to earth by Apollo astronauts.
March 29, 2004
UA Professors Timothy D. Swindle and John S. Lewis will testify on the feasibility of lunar-based activities.
Sept. 18, 2002
This Apollo 12 photo of Earth's moon was taken in 1969. (NASA photo) Two UA Lunar and Planetary Lab scientists have discovered that Earth's newly found"moon" reflects white Titanium oxide paint - the kind the Apollo Program's Saturn rockets were painted with.
April 20, 2001
The idea that what humans witnessed and chronicled in 1178 A.D. was a major meteor impact that created the 22-kilometer (14-mile) lunar crater called Giordano Bruno is myth, a University of Arizona graduate student has discovered. It should be welcome news for those worried by Deep Impact movie scenarios.
Nov. 30, 2000
Lunar meteorite ages present strong, new evidence for the 'lunar cataclysm,' a 20-to-200 million year episode of intense bombardment of the moon and Earth at 3.9 billion years ago -- when the first evidence of life appeared on Earth, UA scientists report in the Dec. 1 issue of Science.