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Monster Black Hole Discovered at Cosmic Dawn

UANews | February 24, 2015
The discovery of the brightest quasar in the early universe, powered by the most massive black hole yet known at that time, presents a puzzle to researchers.

Helping Computers See Like People

UANews | February 23, 2015
For years, scientists have been trying to give computers the ability to see just as well as humans. A UA cognitive scientist who studies human vision is working toward that goal as part of a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research team.

School of Anthropology Celebrates Centennial

UANews | February 20, 2015
With the renowned Arizona State Museum as its centerpiece, the UA program is consistently ranked in the nation's top five and includes four Regents' Professors.

Best View Yet of a Young Planet's Dusty Home

UANews | February 19, 2015
The new images show a complex structure in the inner disk, previously unexplored in visible light. These allow astronomers to study the structure of the dust disk closer to the star than before.

UA's Efforts Address National STEM Demand

UANews | February 18, 2015
New approaches are in place to maintain students' interest in STEM and support them to degree completion. Active-learning teaching methods and re-engineered instructional spaces are part of the strategy.

National Science Foundation Director Visits Campus

UANews | February 18, 2015
France Córdova, who stopped at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research and other facilities, said she planned to take examples of the UA's cutting-edge work back to Washington.

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