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The University of Notre Dame announced today that it has joined the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) project. With this new relationship, Notre Dame becomes the third U.S. university system involved in the project, along with the University of Arizona and Ohio State University.
New data from the Lunar Prospector spacecraft supports mounting evidence that the moon formed in a way unique to this solar system.This latest report comes from scientists who measured the Earth_s magnetic field near the moon using instruments mounted on Lunar Prospector.
A current study reveals new information about lo, the Jovian moon_s red, green and blue auroral lights and how they relate to its tenuous atmosphere.
In the ATLAS Laboratory at the University of Arizona in Tucson, engineers are creating traffic systems for the 21st century.
The University of Arizona in Tucson is the lead institution in a new $16 million, multi-university center that will develop ways to efficiently manage water resources in semi-arid regions.
When Lunar Prospector crash dives into the moon's south pole early Saturday morning, Tucson-based observers hope for clear skies and a good view.
A unique near-Earth asteroid discovered last year by Spacewatch at the Univerity of Arizona in Tucson is the fastest-spinning solar system object yet found, scientists report in tomorrow_s issue (July 23) of Science.
Scientists are learning to shoot invisible, low-energy beams of laser light for many miles through the atmosphere.These "atmospheric light guides" or "light strings" could be used to detect wind shear at airports, to find factories that are emitting deadly biological or chemical agents, or to create artificial stars as navigational aids.
The old adage, one man_s trash is another man_s treasure, was never truer than in Stuart Hoenig_s love affair with worn out tires. Automobile tires, truck tires, heavy equipment tires, all sizes and shapes of tires interest Hoenig, an adjunct professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Astronomers at the Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory on Mount Hopkins this afternoon made a first try at aluminizing the 6.5-meter (21-foot) primary mirror in the telescope.So far, so good, said MMTO Director Craig Foltz in a memo late today.