05/23/17: Students Build Telescopes to Track Satellites

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May 23, 2017

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Students Build Telescopes to Track Satellites

For their senior design project, five students in the UA's College of Engineering constructed two 24-inch telescopes for tracking satellites and space junk. Starting in June, one of the telescopes will operate in a once-abandoned observatory in the Kuiper Space Sciences Building.

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Humanizing, Harmonizing Effects of Music Aren't a Myth

UA communication researcher Jake Harwood found that interactions through music help people to minimize feelings of prejudice while also boosting their empathy for others.

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Scientist Examines the 'Lungs of the Planet' in Amazon Region

Sophisticated research by the UA's Scott Saleska has discovered that the rainforest's iconic ecosystem may be more resilient than scientists ever expected.

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Sound Over Silicon: Computing's Wave of the Future

UA engineering professor Pierre Deymier is studying how quasi-particles that transmit sound and heat waves in unconventional ways can be used to build quantum computers.

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