The OSIRIS-REx mission is celebrating an anniversary. Last week marked one year since the spacecraft was launched.
Its goal is to study the asteroid Bennu. Dante Lauretta is principal investigator of the OSIRIS-REx mission. He's also a professor of Planetary Science and Cosmochemistry at the University of Arizona.
One of Arizona’s top regulators is leaving his post for a job with the Trump administration. On Wednesday, Arizona Corporation Commissioner Doug Little announced he will be joining the Department of Energy where he will serve as deputy assistant secretary for Intergovernmental and External Affairs
Al and Samantha Barela were cruising through the intersection at Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and East Gray Road during a charity event for the Special Olympics on March 28, 2015, when a sedan slammed into their motorcycle.
There are a number of ways to try to figure out how people lived hundreds or thousands of years ago. You can use human remains to understand the big questions about what people were doing in the past. That’s what the relatively young field of bioarchaeology tries to do. It’s only about 40 years old, and ASU houses a couple of journals on the subject.
And turning to another hot-button issue at the City Council last night, the preservation of the Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center. Council members rejected a citizen’s petition for long-term preservation of the center — even after hours of passionate public comment — because the city can’t stop the property owner from making changes.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing the Arizona Board of Regents for raising tuition to an inappropriate level over the past decade. We spoke with Brnovich about tuition, DACA and a lawsuit against the company Insys.
Many contractors and trade unions are embracing a process in which prefabricated wall panels are produced off-site in an assembly line and then trucked to the construction site, where workers can put them up quickly and efficiently.
As gratifying as applied research is, to set out to answer a specific research question, it's not always the best way to come up with new ideas, discover new things and develop understanding. For these things you need basic research or just a curiosity about the world and how it works.
Republican lawmakers from 19 states are trying to develop a plan in Arizona this week for carrying out a growing, but unlikely, national effort to amend the Constitution to require a balanced U.S. budget, a long-held goal of conservatives who believe out-of-control spending is harming the nation.
Arizona contracts out prison health care services to a private company called Corizon Health. The company gets a per diem for each inmate held in Arizona prisons. But Corizon hasn’t been keeping up their end of the bargain.