LGBT youth face dramatic challenges, even as tolerance generally grows in the U.S. and being open with one’s sexuality is finding more areas of encouragement. For LGBT youth of color, the difficulties can be multiplied.
A thermal camera being built by Arizona State University, E-THEMIS, can identify areas where water on Jupiter’s moon Europa has recently come to the surface – prime candidates for further analysis by the mission's other instruments.
Among many potential titles, Valley creative Leah Marche, who is a stage poet and storyteller, is a self-described arts entrepreneur. "I want to do it myself. I want to own my own business. I want to be in control, run things," Marche said.
The Bureau of Reclamation is charged with managing water — an important job in Yuma, where irrigation is key to the area’s agriculture industry. The Bureau’s Yuma Office recently conducted surveys to better understand the region’s groundwater.