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UArizona researchers have been busy building a testbed that essentially consists of a miniature-sized active stand-in for the Giant Magellan Telescope's seven-piece primary mirror.
The discovery of the most massive quasar known in the early universe challenges current theories of supermassive black hole formation and growth.
The Giant Magellan Telescope promises to deliver breakthrough discoveries.
In a complicated economic environment, pay-what-you-can programs, massive open online courses and extended corporate partner benefits are making UArizona offerings more accessible.
Astronomers probed a vast, cosmic cloud of gas and dust for traces of organic molecules that form building blocks for life. They found that such molecules appear hundreds of thousands of years before stars start to form.
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.