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Hubble's UA-Made 'Eyes' Help Us See Space

UANews | April 22, 2015
UA researchers and engineers have used the Hubble Space Telescope, which marks its 25th anniversary on Friday, to make unexpected discoveries of the universe, earning a Nobel Prize for a UA graduate.

Virtual Telescope Expands to See Black Holes

UANews | April 21, 2015
Adding Antarctica's largest astronomical telescope to the Event Horizon Telescope, a UA-led collaboration of astronomers has come closer to taking detailed images of the supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way, up to its very edge, the "event horizon."

Biosphere 2 Hosts Forum on Food, Energy and Water

UANews | April 20, 2015
A National Science Foundation workshop attracted experts from across the U.S. and the globe to tackle questions about resources on a planet that soon will have 9 billion people.

UA to Join 'A-Team' in Search for Earthlike Planets

UANews | April 20, 2015
A team created by a new NASA initiative hopes to better understand the various components of exoplanets — planets around other stars — as well as how the parent stars and neighbor planets interact to support life.

Astronomers Probe Young Star and its Planets

UANews | April 20, 2015
An international team of astronomers has obtained the first results from the LEECH exoplanets survey, and the findings reveal new insights into the architecture of HR8799, a "scaled-up" version of our solar system 130 light-years from Earth.

Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize

UANews | April 17, 2015
UA professor Bruce Tabashnik has earned the 2015 Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity, which honors a dedicated scientist, scholar and collaborator whose mission is to “conduct research to improve food production while preserving environmental quality.”

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