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Comet's Close Encounter 'One in a Million'

UA scientists will be riveted by the comet Siding Spring when it passes Mars on Oct. 19. But capturing an image will be "like trying to photograph a speeding bullet while riding a roller coaster."

4-H Students Have a Blastoff With UA-Designed Experiment

"Rockets to the Rescue," a hands-on challenge for 4-H National Youth Science Day, brought out the budding scientists and engineers.

UA Tech Park Celebrates 20 Years, Looks to Future

What began with a regional economic development mission has since turned its attention to facilitating the testing, evaluation and demonstration of new technologies.

UA on Collaboration's Cutting Edge

University's strengths underscored by opening of Arizona trade office in Mexico City and conference of North American institutions in Tucson.

UA Planetary Scientists, Japanese to Trade Hard-Rock Stories

There's plenty of room in outer space for the OSIRIS-REx and Hayabusa2 asteroid missions, both sides say.

Biodiversity Is More Than Just a Numbers Game

Biodiversity is higher in the tropics compared with colder regions, but that's not the whole story. Functional biogeography, an emerging discipline, has brought unexpected revelations.

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