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Astronomers believe that what was once thought to be an exoplanet in a nearby star system was actually a cloud of fine dust resulting from a collision in space.
University of Arizona junior Lindsey Koelbel will intern at HawkEye 360 for the summer as part of a program for women and gender-minority students in aerospace.
The Spitzer Infrared Space Telescope, featuring instruments and technology developed at the University of Arizona, has lifted the veil on objects in nearly every corner of the universe.
The new NEID instrument, designed to measure the motion of nearby stars with extreme precision, has obtained "first light" and is ready to embark on its quest to characterize exoplanets as small as Earth.
The OSIRIS-REx mission team evaluated four candidate sites and identified site Nightingale as the best option for the sample collection, with site Osprey named as the backup.
Professor Amy Mainzer of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory will provide technical leadership for the projected Near-Earth Object Surveillance Mission, which will include the NEO Surveyor spacecraft.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx science team has identified three possible explanations for the particles that asteroid Bennu is consistently tossing into space.
The sun is revealing itself in dramatic detail and shedding light on how other stars may form and behave throughout the universe. University of Arizona researchers involved in the mission report exciting findings from the Parker Solar Probe's first close encounters with our very own star.
Two University of Arizona researchers involved in NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission are excited about the spacecraft's first close encounters with the sun.
Researchers discovered a mechanism that could explain why planetary nebulae are teeming with unseemingly complex carbon molecules.