The University of Arizona


  • 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.

  • iPlant's Big Data Bridges the Atlantic

    Tue, 02/17/2015

    The British government is funding the new initiative, which will extend high-performance cyber-infrastructure to tackle "big data" science developed by iPlant Collaborative.

  • Walter Piegorsch: UA's Wizard of Odds Does the Math

    Wed, 02/11/2015

    Calculating uncertainty and probability? The BIO5 statistics expert has co-authored the most comprehensive statistics resource available online, with 6,000-plus articles.

  • College of Optical Sciences Raises $12.5M for Scholarships

    Wed, 02/11/2015

    James C. Wyant, professor emeritus and founding dean of the college, committed $10 million in scholarship funds in 2013 and structured his gift to encourage the participation of others.