UArizona Astronomers to Help NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Peer into Space's Past

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October 14, 2021

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UArizona Astronomers to Help NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Peer into Space's Past

NASA's new flagship space observatory has arrived in French Guinea, where it will be readied for launch on Dec. 18. UArizona astronomers Marcia and George Rieke played key roles in designing and building the telescope's infrared "eyes," which will peer deeper into the cosmos than ever before. 

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Engineers 3D-Print Personalized, Wireless Wearables That Never Need a Charge

The new, custom-made devices could mean massive improvements in the monitoring and treatment of diseases, the testing of new drugs, and the ability to track personal health.

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Understanding the History and Traditions of Día de los Muertos

Mexican American studies scholar Michelle Téllez gives an overview of the autumn holiday of mourning that originated in Mexico and is now celebrated around the world.

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'Mini Psyches' Give Insights into Mysterious Metal-Rich Near-Earth Asteroids

New research into metal-rich asteroids reveals information about the origins and compositions of these rare bodies that could one day be mined.

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UArizona Names W.A. Franke Honors College in Recognition of $25M Gift

The gift from William A. "Bill" Franke and family provides scholarships, stipends to defray the cost of living in the Honors Village, and funding for students to study abroad.

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New Research on Tropical Cyclone Extremes Could Aid in Disaster Planning

Hurricanes and tropical storms are slowing down and dumping more water in the process. At-risk communities could use new research findings to prepare for future disasters.

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UArizona Partners on $10M USDA Grant to Expand Research on Growing Crops Under Solar Panels

UArizona researchers are part of a national team analyzing how the practice of growing crops under solar panels can best be implemented across the country.

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