RSSA Tucson Science And Technology Blog

What? It didn't rain at your house?

What? It didn't rain at your house?

Most of Pima County received two to three inches of rain during July.

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ASU to design cameras for NASA's 2020 Mars rover

ASU to design cameras for NASA's 2020 Mars rover

NASA has chosen seven instruments for the next Mars rover mission, set to launch in 2020.

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Brazil's $40 million boosts UA's giant telescope

Brazil's $40 million boosts UA's giant telescope

Effort ensures production of mirrors here for the Giant Magellan Telescope.

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LPL hosts open house for lunar anniversary

LPL hosts open house for lunar anniversary

Sunday's open house highlights contributions UA planetary scientists made to that first moon walk 45 years ago.

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NASA announces the discovery of the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of its star

NASA announces the discovery of the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of its star

The new planet is not too hot to boil off its water nor too cold to freeze it solid. It's in the just-right "Goldilocks Zone."

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Life on other planets

Life on other planets

The imagined appearance of the surface of Kepler-186f

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Move over, Pluto, there may be a real planet out there

Astronomers have discovered the farthest "dwarf planet" and it points to an even bigger planet hiding at the edge of our solar system.

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Tucson getting comet crazy

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Spiders from Mars

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Happy holidays from the cosmos

December 18, 2012 12:55 pm Photos

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Welcome to the Loony Lab

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From the cosmos to the invisible world of nanotechnology, this is the place for anyone with a "scientific bent" in Southern Arizona.

Senior reporter Tom Beal provides color commentary from the science beat and assistant business editor Dave Wichner contributes an inside look at the business aspects of technology.

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