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UA Eyes $30 Million Google Lunar X Prize

UANews | September 1, 2011
In the second brace of article about the research of UA space systems engineer Roberto Furfaro, we look at his work with Moon Express, a privately funded lunar transportation company that plans a pinpoint landing on the moon in 2014, giving it a good chance of winning the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize.

UA Research: Building a Better Bomb Sniffer

UANews | August 31, 2011
A team led by UA professor and inventor M. Bonner Denton received a 2011 R&D 100 Award for a breakthrough in detection technology that could advance monitoring for nuclear activity, environmental damage, forensic testing and more.

UA Revamps Historic House

UANews | August 29, 2011
The College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture has given a facelift and a new purpose to a long-neglected residence that predates most of the campus. The Cannon-Douglass House, once a home to local scientists, will ease some of the growing pains in the college.

Campus 2.0: Technology Updates at the UA

UANews | August 25, 2011
Technology updates on the UA campus include iPhone and Android versions of the Arizona Mobile app, new equipment in computing labs and a streamlined process for submitting service requests for the 24/7 IT support center.

UA Computer Scientist Earns International Honor

UANews | August 24, 2011
Beichuan Zhang, an assistant professor in the UA's computer science department, has received an international award for his efforts toward a more energy-efficient Internet infrastructure.

Evidence Suggests La Niña Will Return This Winter

UANews | August 23, 2011
Mounting evidence points to a possible return of La Niña this fall. This is not good news for the Southwest, where severe to exceptional drought conditions already cover much of Arizona and New Mexico.