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Sun, moon, and spectacle: Thousands flock to UA mall for solar eclipse

The last total solar eclipse that could be seen in the United States was in 2017.

The 'devil comet' is visible in the night sky, and is sticking around for the eclipse

A rarely-seen comet with a reputation for colorful flare-ups is once again visible from Earth.

Put your mark on the Moon via new NASA rover mission

The spacecraft is designed to carry names on a microchip.

Bennu sample goes on display in Tucson

It is older than any rock found on the Earth or the Moon so far.

BlackStar Orbital SpaceDrone Manufacturing Facility coming to Sierra Vista in 2026

The company will build and test its portable satellite called the SpaceDrone at the new facility

James Webb Space Telescope reveals views of spiral galaxies

Scientists are getting new information about our own Milky Way.

Previewing UA's 2024 College of Science Lecture Series

Presenters will reveal unexpected findings that transformed their fields.

Black holes continue to raise questions about basic physics

The mere existence of the objects was only theoretical 100 years ago.

Asteroid hunters welcome Arizona citizen scientists to scan the sky

Catalina Sky Survey wants to find dangerous near-Earth objects "before they find us."

UA among schools claiming the mantle of "Space U."

A dozen U. S. colleges and universities are emphasizing their dedication to space science research.

UA space trackers identify rogue rocket stage that hit the moon

They stress the threat of space junk could extend all the way to lunar orbit.

UA students share in OSIRIS-REx success

They are taking a role developing experiments on the sample brought back from Bennu.

UA scientists explore asteroid link to the Moon

The space rock carries the same characteristics as lunar material brought back by the Apollo astronauts.

University of Arizona opens new astrobiology center

It keeps UA at the forefront of research about objects gathered from space.

“Ring of Fire” solar eclipse coming Saturday morning

The peak annular eclipse will happen in Tucson at 9:33 a.m on Oct. 14.

OSIRIS-REx brings home largest carbon rich sample

NASA revealed its preliminary findings Wednesday morning.

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