NSF Director France Córdova would like her agency to fund a third of the proposals it receives.
Astronomers trying to figure out how galaxies interact.
It may no longer be the national observatory, but its biggest telescopes have landed new scientific projects.
"Big science" doesn't come cheap. Unidentified donor gives $20 million for Chile project.
The LSST promises the widest, deepest, fastest view of the cosmos.
OSIRIS-REx will grab a piece of an asteroid; the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will explore the mysteries of the universe.
Raytheon awarded $156M missile contract
The biggest telescopes on the mountain will have to find new uses, new users and new money in the coming years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jonathan Sprinkle wants students to write software that will make this car drive itself.
President Obama's proposed budget had good and bad news for Tucson-area astronomers and space scientists, most of it anticipated.
A science teacher from Empire High School was one of 97 math and science educators honored by President Barack Obama.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' initiatives for grad students and tech
parks are part of the newly signed law.