April 17, 2019
Astrophotographer Adam Block talks about the galaxy known as Messier 87, home of the supermassive black hole photographed by the Event Horizon Telescope.
April 16, 2019
Two new studies by UA space scientists may bring into question the habitability of TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets, three of which are in the habitable zone of space.
April 11, 2019
Lia Medeiros, and 20 other UA students, expanded their educations by participating in efforts to see the unseen with the Event Horizon Telescope.
April 10, 2019
With the help of two radio telescopes coordinated by the UA, astronomers in the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration have taken the first direct image of a black hole, a prediction of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.
March 19, 2019
The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft's first close-up observations of asteroid Bennu reveal new details that pose a challenge to the mission's objective of returning a sample to Earth.
March 18, 2019
UA students will get hands-on spacecraft hardware development experience thanks to NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative, which recently selected CatSat to fly as auxiliary payload aboard future space missions.
March 11, 2019
Incoming assistant professor Jessica Barnes will have the opportunity to study a previously unopened sample of a moon rock that was collected in the early 1970s during NASA's Apollo 17 mission.
Feb. 27, 2019
The SPHEREx mission will help astronomers, including the UA’s Elisabeth Krause and Tim Eifler, understand how the universe evolved and probe our galaxy for the ingredients of life.
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.