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The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully collected a large sample from the asteroid Bennu. But because some large pieces of rock are keeping the sample head from fully closing, the team has decided to expedite the stowing process.
Ten years after NASA selected UArizona to lead the OSIRIS-REx mission, the spacecraft successfully completed its most treacherous and rewarding task: sample collection.
Members of the UArizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission gathered at the university's Michael J. Drake Building to watch NASA's broadcast of the mission's Touch-and-Go sampling event.
NASA will make history on Oct. 20 by attempting to grab a sample from an asteroid. UArizona professor Dante Lauretta, principal investigator for the OSIRIS-REx mission, discusses the significance.
Here's what will happen on Oct. 20, when the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft descends to asteroid Bennu to pick up a sample of pristine material from the formation of the solar system.
Elisabeth Krause has been selected for a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. The $875,000 award will allow her to expand her research on the structure of the universe.
A new study shows that LA's manicured lawns, emerald golf courses and trees have a surprisingly large influence on the city's carbon dioxide emissions.
A biomedical engineering professor's technology detects ultra-low levels of disease particles, performance-enhancing drugs, contaminants and "anything worth sensing."
Along with honoring the awardees, the commemorative website for TLA's annual I-Squared Expo& Awards profiles nine innovative university research teams and the inventions and startups they are working to bring to the world.
Putting an end to high-severity fires may become harder as climate change makes monsoon storms less frequent and more extreme.