Tucson ranks high in country for number of reported incidents involving aircraft.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems and the Army have completed a key testing milestone for the latest version of the Excalibur M982 precision-guided artillery shell, moving the weapon a step closer to full-rate production.
PHOENIX — Calling the spending unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday to hire an outside expert to study the state’s child-welfare agency.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems says the company and partner L-3 Communications have successfully test-fired a laser-guided rocket developed with the United Arab Emirates, demonstrating its potential use for protecting ships.
Lawbreakers be warned: The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has a new high-tech crime-solving tool in its arsenal.
The treasurer of the nonprofit Xerocraft Hackerspace, Jeremy Briddle, was excited about the group’s planned move into the old Steinfeld Warehouse downtown from its cramped space in South Tucson.
LOS ANGELES — Ready, set, fire.
AdValue Photonics award-winning laser is made of optical fiber such as the one pictured above. The company uses glass fiber impregnated with the element thulium to give the glass special properties.
Sometimes called the "Oscars of Invention," R&D Magazine's R&D 100 Awards have for nearly 50 years honored game-changing technologies, from the flashcube (1965) to high-definition television (1998).
Marcus Smith, a glass technician with AdValue Photonics, drills a hole into a block of glass. The optics company won an R&D 100 award for a special fiber-optic laser that is the first of its kind to operate in the mid-infrared wavelength of 2 microns.
Physicians at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus are now offering minimally invasive MRI-guided brain surgery for epilepsy patients.
On a stage painted in blue light, with plumes of smoke drifting above, Trans-Siberian Orchestra pianist Vitalij Kuprij softly played the opening strains of the Overture to “Beethoven’s Last Night.”
A 20-year-old man who pointed a green laser light at a Pima
County Sheriff's Department aircraft last July has been placed on
one year of unsupervised probation after pleading guilty to
misdemeanor disorderly conduct.