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NSF releases funds for massive survey telescope

NSF releases funds for massive survey telescope

The LSST promises the widest, deepest, fastest view of the cosmos.

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2 Tucson-based projects are closer to probing the universe

2 Tucson-based projects are closer to probing the universe

OSIRIS-REx will grab a piece of an asteroid; the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will explore the mysteries of the universe.

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Raytheon awarded $156M missile contract

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Federal budget cutting threatens the use, prestige of Kitt Peak's telescopes

Federal budget cutting threatens the use, prestige of Kitt Peak's telescopes

The biggest telescopes on the mountain will have to find new uses, new users and new money in the coming years.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Anything you can imagine happening in our vast universe already has

Anything you can imagine happening in our vast universe already has

These four guys are devising a way to instantly find the dozen "rarest of the rare" events among the million phenomena that will be seen each night by the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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'Astrophysicist' title could mean better job prospects

The University of Arizona's astronomy graduate students hope to persuade their department, their college and the Board of Regents to acknowledge them as astrophysicists as well as astronomers.

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Social media becomes source of funding for research on social insects

Social media becomes source of funding for research on social insects

The University of Arizona, however, may not allow researchers to crowd-source their research projects if the sites don't allow the university to recoup its costs of supporting research.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Young University of Arizona professors honored for outside-the-box ideas

Young University of Arizona professors honored for outside-the-box ideas

Two University of Arizona professors have won early-career awards from the National Science Foundation for pairing cutting-edge research with novel teaching tools that involve younger students in science and engineering.

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Young UA profs honored for out-of-box ideas

Young UA profs honored for out-of-box ideas

Jonathan Sprinkle wants students to write software that will make this car drive itself.

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S. Arizona scientists fare well in budget

President Obama's proposed budget had good and bad news for Tucson-area astronomers and space scientists, most of it anticipated.

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Tucson-area teacher among educators honored by President

A science teacher from Empire High School was one of 97 math and science educators honored by President Barack Obama.

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America COMPETES Act could bring money to UA

America COMPETES Act could bring money to UA

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' initiatives for grad students and tech parks are part of the newly signed law.

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