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  • $30M Gift Announced for UA's Biosphere 2

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017
    The endowment from Edward P. Bass will enable Biosphere 2 to address some of the century’s most critical questions in food, water and energy security as the world's population nears 8 billion. "The University of Arizona is ideally suited to make the most of Biosphere 2's resources," Bass says. Read More
  • Hands Gather on Deck as UA's Asteroid Explorer Buzzes Earth

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017
    As the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft performs a maneuver to embark on its trajectory to asteroid Bennu, scientists and engineers from all of the mission's teams convene at the UA. Read More
  • A Tale of Two Hurricanes – and Two Cities' Readiness

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    The aftermaths of Harvey and Irma revealed vastly different approaches to city planning for long-term flood control, according to UA professor Arthur C. Nelson. Read More
  • UA Engineers Create Desalination Bus for Navajo Nation

    Friday, September 15, 2017
    With a solar-powered purification system and lab on wheels, researchers extend infrastructure to an Arizona community whose groundwater is high in salinity and contaminated with metals. Read More
  • After Farewell Kiss, Cassini Takes the Plunge

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017
    UA professor Alfred McEwen recounts some of the highlights of NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission, in which UA researchers played significant roles. The spacecraft's final plunge into the upper atmosphere of Saturn on Friday will mark the end of the nearly 20-year mission. Read More

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