While El Niño has not delivered as much rain as hoped to the Southwest, climate models predict the weakening system will bring above-average precipitation through the rest of the spring. However, models now suggest La Niña may form after El Niño subsides.
Arizona ranks high in the nation for growth in science and technology careers — but it’s near the bottom when it comes to preparing students for those fields. That’s something a Flagstaff science teacher has set out to change.
Millions of objects are floating around the Earth in space, from small flakes of paint to rocket bodies several meters wide, posing danger to working spacecraft. Identifying, tracking and predicting the debris’ movements is a task the University of Arizona is taking on.