TRIF Initiative: Space Exploration and Optical Sciences

TRIF Initiative: Space Exploration and Optical Sciences

TRIF dollars help U of A researchers build on past impacts to solve the state’s biggest challenges. Shared infrastructure, advanced research, and complex partnerships all play a role in helping us reach the goal of improving life for all Arizonans.

Under the Space Exploration & Optical Sciences initiative, researchers at U of A conduct groundbreaking work on optical technologies thereby enhancing telescopes and observatories around the world. Particular work done on observing campaigns of the Event Horizon Telescope and QISE systems engineering mark the University as a world leader in helping to answer humanity’s deepest questions about our place in the universe.

With TRIF, U of A delivers positive impacts throughout the state and positions our researchers as leaders in making life better for all of us.

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