Arizona Illustrated - Science and Nature

Augmented History

Apr 11, 2024 A new augmented reality app that explores history through virtual exhibits around Downtown Tucson.

John is Colorblind

Jan 15, 2024 Witness five individuals use corrective glasses that allows them to see colors that they never detected before.

OSIRIS-REx: Sample Return

Nov 13, 2023 Watch the conclusion of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission as it safely returns an asteroid sample to Earth.


Sep 19, 2023 Meet the scientists responsible for monitoring the night sky for hazardous asteroids and comets that might pose an impact threat to Earth.

Paragon Space Development

Jul 12, 2023 The Tucson-based company is currently creating the next generation of space suits for astronauts exploring the moon.

UA at Sierra Vista

May 20, 2023 The University of Arizona’s College of Applied Science & Technology (CAST) is the primary department centered at the UA extension campus in Sierra Vista, AZ.

Dogs! A Science Tail

May 12, 2023 A new exhibit at the Arizona Science Center explores the relationship between humans and dogs and what makes our connection so special.

Biofilm Discoveries

Feb 9, 2023 A retired professor at the University of Arizona has transformed a biofilm derived from lung tissue into multiple inventions that could solve everything from foodborne illness to the water crisis.

Arizona STEM Adventure

Jan 26, 2023 Discover Arizona STEM Adventure, an educational extravaganza into the world of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Evening Under the Stars

Jan 18, 2023 Visit the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association’s exclusive Dark Sky site for a very special “Evening Under the Stars.”

SEMA Lab - Science Enhanced Mindful Awareness

Jan 4, 2023 SEMA Lab at the University of Arizona is developing tools to better understand mindfulness meditation, make mindfulness more accessible, and ultimately enhance anyone’s quest for personal happiness.


Nov 9, 2022 OSIRIS APEX is a new name for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, to accompany its new mission to explore the near-Earth asteroid Apophis.

Ketamine Therapy

Oct 22, 2022 Combined with psychotherapy, some studies show its success in treating a wide range of anxiety disorders.

Story of a Startup

Oct 11, 2022 Tucson is rapidly becoming a hub for startups, and one emerging company is CarbeniumTec.

Fighting Foodborne Illness

Oct 3, 2022 Sadhana Ravishankar has spent her career keeping agricultural products in Arizona safe, and was recently awarded Inventor of the Year by Tech Launch Arizona for developing natural antimicrobial washes.

Comic Book Chemistry

Sep 26, 2022 These comic books have turned the periodic table into a chemical playground, and are teaching elementary students college-level chemistry.

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