09/26/17: Asteroid-Comet Is New Type of Object

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September 26, 2017

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Asteroid-Comet Is New Type of Object

Asteroid 288P, first discovered more than a decade ago by the UA's Spacewatch program, is one of the most unusual known objects of the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It's the first known binary asteroid also classified as a comet.

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Student-Athlete Launches Campaign to Help Children With Cancer

UA beach volleyball player Mia Mason, who survived a rare brain tumor as a 12-year-old, is now paying it forward with a fund to support pediatric cancer research.

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UA Optics Expertise Fuels $3.7M in US Funding

Researcher Robert Norwood, whose solar-energy work spans two technology development programs, has been selected for two projects by the Department of Energy.

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Four UA Student Films to Reach National, International Audiences

Graduate Stacy Howard's film will be screened at a large indigenous film festival, while three other graduates' films have been chosen for a national public television series.

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