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  • Why Pi? It's a History Lesson All Its Own

    Tue, 03/17/2015

    The irrational number, typically approximated as 3.14159, has proved itself as a captivator of the imagination and an irreplaceably practical part of everyday life.

  • UA Scientists Fly Kites on Earth to Study Mars

    Sat, 03/14/2015

    An unconventional research methodology allows planetary scientists to develop digital terrain models – think Google Earth on steroids – of geologic features on Earth, revealing that some of the things we see on Mars and other planets may not be what they seem.

  • New Clues from the Dawn of the Solar System

    Sat, 03/14/2015

    Sulfide chondrules, a new type of building blocks discovered in meteorites left over from the solar system's infancy, provide evidence for a previously unknown region in the protoplanetary disk that gave rise to the planets including Earth.

  • UA Researchers Unlock the Mysteries of Wound Healing

    Fri, 03/13/2015

    A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it – opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.