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Astronomers will use the LBT to peer into the deepest parts of space to study the university from its birth with the Big Bang to the formation of stars ... galaxies ... planets and the chemical elements essential to life.
A radical instrument that transformed design and construction of large telescopes is now twice as large. The original 4.5-meter Multiple Mirror Telescope is now a 6.5-meter telescope of the MMT Observatory. It will be the largest single-mirror telescope in North America when rededicated May 20.
If a common heritage conferred peace, then perhaps the long history of conflict in the Middle East would have been resolved years ago, according to new research directed by UA's Michael Hammer.
University of Arizona Spacewatch astronomers at Kitt Peak, Ariz., have rediscovered the last "lost" numbered minor planet, the Minor Planet Center located at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Mass., has found.
Future scientists will examine basics of ethical dilemmas that will impact their careers.
University of Arizona Regents' Professor J. Roger P. Angel today was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the most prestigious honors in American science.
Against great odds, UA staff scientist Neil Jacobsen and his Mexican colleagues are installing a first superconducting NMR instrument in the state of Sonora, Mexico
The Smithsonian is adding a UA Mars-mapping project to its permanent collection on information technology. And the scientists behind the project are up for a Computerworld Smithsonian Award.
After years of work, planning, design and redesign on the Space Infrared Telescope Facility, astronomers soon will get first-ever views of the far-infrared universe. UA is supplying the first true far-infrared detector array camera on the mission.
The American Chemical Society has awarded its highest prize given specifically to a woman for outstanding service and research in chemistry to UA Professor F. Ann Walker.