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Website Shines Light on Renewable Energy Resources

A team from the UA and eight Southwestern electric utility companies has built a pioneering web portal that provides insight into renewable energy sources and how they contribute to the region’s electricity grid.

$20 Million Gift Pushes UA Closer to the Stars

A major donation by Richard F. Caris bolsters the UA's reputation in space science and supports its commitment to the Giant Magellan Telescope, scheduled for completion in 2021 in Chile.

Three Nearly Earth-Size Planets Found Orbiting Nearby Star

Star’s proximity means it is bright enough for astronomers to study the planets’ atmospheres, to determine whether they are like Earth’s atmosphere and conducive to life.

Years Later, HiRISE Camera Confirms the Beagle Has Landed

The long-lost Mars lander Beagle 2 has been discovered in images taken with the UA-led High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

UA Grad's Little Firm Tackles Big-Data Solutions

A Silicon Valley startup helps companies make data-informed decisions, all without the need for heavy expertise in information technology.

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

Like galactic storm chasers, UA astronomers are leading an effort to discover how clouds and weather systems change on other worlds.

New Genome Research Illuminates Bird, Crocodile Evolution

A massive project has opened doors to understanding the evolution of dinosaurs’ living descendants. The analysis was made possible by a platform powered by the UA's iPlant Collaborative.

Yeast Are First Cells Known to Cure Themselves of Prions

"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" proteins, in aggregate form, play a significant role in diseases such as Alzheimer's, Huntington's and Parkinson's.

Arts and Sciences Are Writing a New Love Story Together

Across the UA, abundant examples of a much more supportive relationship can be found through courses, workshops, programs and publications.

A New, Public View of the Sky

UA scientists are providing scientific expertise and crucial technology to the largest project ever undertaken to map the cosmos.

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