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First full geologic map of Titan reveals moon of varied landscapes

An author says the findings call for a new mission to the large moon of Saturn.

UA prof giving public talk on dark matter in Spanish

Graduate students had the idea to host a lecture for Spanish speakers.

Scientist warns of tons of orbiting space junk, with more on the way

The debris is a byproduct of things we take for granted in our way life, Al Anzaldua says.

UA scientists build virtual universe to study galaxy formation

Computer models offer a way to capture some of the complexity of how stars form in galaxies and why they stop forming.

Ocean & Space

Learn about UA scientists in the Southern Ocean measuring climate change; and celebrating the past and future of space exploration at Spacefest X.

Geoff Notkin on the past - and future - of space exploration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Mexican rock stars sing out about immigration; and a party to celebrate the "The Queen of the Night" at Tohono Chul.

50 years later, moon rocks are still yielding secrets

A Tucson lunar researcher says samples from the moon helped shape understanding of planetary development.

UA Special Collections opening lunar mapping exhibit

Hosting collection of rare documents and maps from university's moon researchers

Scientists observe shifting dunes on Mars

UA space scientists track the effect of wind on Martian sand dunes.

UA scientists mark moon landing's 50th anniversary

The university's lunar lab played key role in Apollo 11 mission planning.

High-altitude balloon company World View completes 16-day flight

The Tucson-based company plans on marketing its balloon service next year.

Lowell Observatory marks 125th anniversary with 3-day celebration

The Flagstaff observatory, which took part in confirming the expansion of the universe, has embarked on a multiyear expansion plan.

Dr. Mae C. Jemison: "Living Deeply and Looking Up"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Artists wish UA students good luck during finals week; Exploring Persian fairy tales and women in mythology; Adiba Nelson on the challenges of being a mom.

Asteroid Sample Helps Settle Which Scientific Theories Hold Water

Research at ASU suggests a family of common, silicon-rich asteroids could hold enough water to fill half the Earth's oceans.

UA Astronomers Contribute to Historic Image of Black Hole

Faculty and student researchers worked on the method used to generate the groundbreaking picture.

Astronomers Reveal First Image of a Black Hole

The picture, assembled from data gathered by eight radio telescopes around the world, shows the hot, shadowy lip of a supermassive black hole

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