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A Visual Journey to Bennu, the Target of OSIRIS-REx

UANews | November 12, 2014
The public gets to meet Bennu, the target asteroid of the UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission, with an upcoming movie highlighting the asteroid and what it takes to grab a sample of the stuff the solar system is made of.

Baby Photos of a Scaled-Up Solar System

UANews | November 10, 2014
UA astronomers have discovered two dust belts surrounded by a large dust halo around young star HD 95086. The findings provide a glimpse of what our solar system may have resembled in its infancy.

Attention, Trekkies: Get Your Tricorders Here

UANews | November 10, 2014
Taking cues from "Star Trek" technology, a UA computer scientist has developed a "Swiss Army knife for science," and his versatile creation is a finalist in a global competition this week.

Campus Today, the Cosmos Tomorrow

UANews | November 10, 2014
The latest space-exploration rovers were demonstrated by College of Engineering students and faculty as part of the UA's homecoming.

Glaciers' Retreat Documented in Book From UA-Led Project

UANews | November 6, 2014
Repeated satellite observations have firmly established that glaciers are shrinking globally, and the foremost cause is global warming.

UA Scientists to Feature Prominently at Gathering

UANews | November 6, 2014
UA astronomers will present their discoveries at the largest convention of planetary scientists in the world, held Nov. 9-14 in Tucson.

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