The University of Arizona


  • Monster Black Hole Discovered at Cosmic Dawn

    Tue, 02/24/2015

    The discovery of the brightest quasar in the early universe, powered by the most massive black hole yet known at that time presents a puzzle to researchers: How could something so massive and luminous form so early in the universe, only 900 million years after the Big Bang?

  • Helping Computers See Like People

    Mon, 02/23/2015

    For years, scientists have been trying to give computers the ability to see just as well as humans. A UA cognitive scientist who studies human vision is working toward that goal as part of a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research team.

  • School of Anthropology Celebrates Centennial

    Fri, 02/20/2015

    With the renowned Arizona State Museum as its centerpiece, the UA program is consistently ranked in the nation's top five and includes four Regents' Professors.

  • Best View Yet of a Young Planet's Dusty Home

    Thu, 02/19/2015

    The new images show a complex structure in the inner disk, previously unexplored in visible light. These allow astronomers to study the structure of the dust disk closer to the star than before.