Features

Walter Piegorsch: UA's Wizard of Odds Does the Math

From cancer research to disaster relief, from engineering bridges to playing a poker hand, virtually every conceivable process is a game of odds.

Sea Level Spiked for Two Years Along NE North America

A four-inch increase in sea levels from New York to Newfoundland occurred in 2009 and 2010 because ocean circulation changed, reports a UA-led team.

Eggs With Attitude: The Behavior of Bluebirds

Bluebird mothers are uniquely positioned to be a bridge between current environmental conditions and the traits of their offspring.

Monster Black Hole Discovered at Cosmic Dawn

Researchers report the discovery of the brightest quasar in the early universe, powered by the most massive black hole yet known at that time.

Plunging Into Saturn's Moon

To highlight the 10th anniversary of the Huygens landing, the European Space Agency (ESA) published a movie showing the landing in more detail than ever.

Colorado River Delta Greener After Engineered Pulse of Water

The engineered spring flood brought water to previously dry reaches of the lower Colorado River.

Extrasolar Storms: How's the Weather Way Out There?

Like galactic storm chasers, UA astronomers are discovering how clouds and weather systems change over time on other worlds.

New Radio Telescope Ready to Probe

The University of Arizona’s 12-meter telescope at the Arizona Radio Observatory atop Kitt Peak has received first "light."

UA Planetary Scientists Meet with Japanese Team

Representatives of the Hayabusa2 asteroid sample return mission visited their UA OSIRIS-REx colleagues to explore how the projects can benefit each other.

Biodiversity Is More Than Just a Numbers Game

A new look at one of ecology’s unsolved puzzles – why biodiversity is higher in the tropics compared with colder regions – brought some unexpected revelations.

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