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Comet's Close Encounter 'One in a Million'

UANews | October 15, 2014
UA scientists will be riveted by the comet Siding Spring when it passes Mars on Oct. 19. But capturing an image will be "like trying to photograph a speeding bullet while riding a roller coaster."

4-H Students Have a Blastoff With UA-Designed Experiment

UANews | October 13, 2014
"Rockets to the Rescue," a hands-on challenge for 4-H National Youth Science Day, brought out the budding scientists and engineers.

UA Tech Park Celebrates 20 Years, Looks to Future

UANews | October 9, 2014
What began with a regional economic development mission has since turned its attention to facilitating the testing, evaluation and demonstration of new technologies.

UA Planetary Scientists, Japanese to Trade Hard-Rock Stories

UANews | October 8, 2014
There's plenty of room in outer space for the OSIRIS-REx and Hayabusa2 asteroid missions, both sides say.

UA on Collaboration's Cutting Edge

UANews | October 8, 2014
University's strengths underscored by opening of Arizona trade office in Mexico City and conference of North American institutions in Tucson.

Biodiversity Is More Than Just a Numbers Game

UANews | October 6, 2014
Biodiversity is higher in the tropics compared with colder regions, but that's not the whole story. Functional biogeography, an emerging discipline, has brought unexpected revelations.

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