The Mining 360 Program, which brought together a dozen business professionals to learn from the UA's Department of Mining and Geological Engineering, is praised as an example of how the University, the community and industry can work in collaboration.
Astronomers have caught the fleeting explosion of a Type Ia supernova in detail. Understanding how they form could have implications for dark energy measurements.
With the solar eclipse, junior Adriana Mitchell will be "passing the torch of collecting data all across the continent," poised to find answers to long-elusive questions about the sun.
Since its debut in fall 2015, UA Online has seen 280 percent year-to-year growth and is on target to meet or exceed Arizona Board of Regents goals. Science classes such as Roger Miesfeld's biochemistry series have contributed to the increase.
For the first time, astronomers have seen atmospheric bands and waves, reminiscent of those seen in familiar gas giants like Neptune, in brown dwarfs, strange worlds that are not quite planets and not quite stars. Due to their similarity to giant exoplanets, brown dwarfs are windows into planetary systems beyond our own.