UA scientists Thomas Galarneau and Xubin Zeng say this year's hurricane activity isn't too unusual. However, two Category 4 storms hitting the U.S. does qualify as exceptional.
The fall series, conducted across four Tucson-area locations, brings the community together with UA faculty and graduate students.
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.
Utilizing computational resources, a UA course developed a map to predict the abundance of mosquitoes carrying diseases such as Zika virus and Dengue fever across the U.S.
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.
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.
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.
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.