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Experimenting in a Weightless Laboratory

UANews | July 14, 2011
Two teams from the UA are preparing experiments to test aboard NASA's zero-gravity aircraft this week as part of NASA's Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program.

Rising Oceans - Too Late to Turn the Tide?

UANews | July 14, 2011
Melting ice sheets contributed much more to rising sea levels than thermal expansion of warming ocean waters during the Last Interglacial Period, a UA-led team of researchers has found. The results further suggest that ocean levels continue to rise long after warming of the atmosphere levels off.

‘Unofficial 100th KEYS Student' has a Knack for Research

UANews | July 13, 2011
The Keep Engaging Youth in Science program connects Arizona high school students with UA researchers and staff, helping them to gain a better understading of the world of research, and their place in it.

UA Student Named Honor Society Laureate

UANews | July 13, 2011
Jonathan Gross, who combined his passions for computer engineering and piano, has been recognized nationally by the engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi.

Astronomer Tom Gehrels, 1925-2011

UANews | July 12, 2011
In a career that spanned more than half a century, Gehrels fostered new research on asteroids and comets, including those that pose a threat to Earth.

UA Teams Selected for Zero-Gravity Flights

UANews | July 12, 2011
Two UA student teams from the UA are conducting experiments in zero gravity this week as part of NASA's Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program. The teams are among 14 from universities across the nation whose projects were selected by NASA.

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