Science

Q&A: Space round table to bring new topics to campus

Stephen Fleming hosts monthly round tables centered around space, as part of a series he started in 2017. Fleming is the vice president of Strategic Business Initiatives at the University of Arizona and has played a crucial role in bringing the space community together in the Tucson area.  Read more

Drought research takes over Biosphere 2

An international team of researchers has descended on University of Arizona’s Biosphere 2, sealing off the complex’s rain forest, to conduct a one-of-a-kind study examining the impact of droughts on carbon flow in the ecosystem.   Read more

UA researchers named 'Oscars of Science'

Roll out the red carpet and bring your telescopes; 36 University of Arizona researchers, graduate and undergraduate students were a part of a project that won the 2020 Breakthrough Prize, otherwise known as the “Oscars of Science.” Read more

New planetary science professor orbits towards UA

 Amy Mainzer, Ph. D., is an astronomer and astrophysicist. She is one of the world’s leading asteroid hunters at NASA. She’s the host of popular children’s show about astronomy. And in September, she will join the University of Arizona’s Department of Lunar and Planetary Sciences as a professor of planetary sciences professor.  Read more