• UA Leads Project on Big Data and Black Holes

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018
    A worldwide collaboration will work on ways of processing unprecedented amounts of data in real time, with a primary goal of assisting the effort to take the first-ever pictures of a black hole. However, applications eventually could include self-driving cars, renewable energy and national defense. Read More
  • First Evidence of Ocean Warming Around Galápagos Corals

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018
    A UA-led team studied the natural temperature archives stored in corals and found the ocean around the Galápagos Islands has been warming since the 1970s. Read More
  • UA Astronomers Track Tesla Roadster in Space

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    After the successful test launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket, the UA's Catalina Sky Survey tracked the rocket's payload to help determine the Tesla's course around the sun. Read More
  • AI Presents Thorny Regulatory Questions for the Future

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    Algorithms are here to stay, says UA law professor Jane Bambauer, adding that it's important to ask: Is an algorithm biased? Is it manipulative? Are there moral or political issues? Read More
  • UA Senior Named 2018 Churchill Scholar

    Monday, February 19, 2018
    Namrah Habib is one of 16 students to receive a Churchill Scholarship, which will allow her to pursue a Master of Philosophy in Astronomy at the University of Cambridge. Read More