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  • Breathing Life Into Art

    Thu, 04/16/2015

    "Symbiosis: An Exhibit of Biological Art," an event promoting the fusion of science and art, will feature work from more than 50 artists, including UA faculty, staff and students and members of the Tucson community.

  • Meteorites Date Moon-Forming Impact Event

    Thu, 04/16/2015

    Through a combination of data analysis and numerical modeling work, researchers have found a record of the ancient moon-forming giant impact observable in stony meteorites. The research indicates numerous kilometer-sized fragments from the giant impact struck main belt asteroids at much higher velocities than typical main belt collisions.

  • Accelerating Universe? Not So Fast

    Fri, 04/10/2015

    A UA-led team of astronomers found that the type of supernovae commonly used to measure distances in the universe falls into distinct populations not recognized before. The findings have implications for our understanding of how fast the universe has been expanding since the Big Bang.

  • Ecosystem Metaphor May Apply to Humans

    Thu, 04/09/2015

    Principles from biological systems that are parallel to human systems may provide ways of understanding how human groups — and even terrorist organizations — function.