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  • 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.

  • UA Efforts Address National STEM Demand

    Wed, 02/18/2015

    New approaches are in place to maintain students' interest in STEM and support them to degree completion. Active-learning teaching methods and re-engineered instructional spaces are part of the strategy.

  • National Science Foundation Director Visits Campus

    Wed, 02/18/2015

    France Córdova, who stopped at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research and other facilities, said she planned to take examples of the UA's cutting-edge work back to Washington.

  • Got Planets? Smaller Stars Are Best Bet

    Tue, 02/17/2015

    In the search for Earth-size planets elsewhere in the Milky Way, lower-mass stars make for more promising hunting grounds, a study by UA astronomers has discovered.