Solar Impulse 2 in PHX, plane
On a journey to become the world’s first solar powered airplane to traverse the planet, Solar Impulse 2 landed outside Phoenix late last night. Although it still has a long way to travel, the craft and its pilots arrived to a lot of fanfare at its second U.S. stop.
May. 3, 2016
configuration of the sampling site
The microbial communities in offices are generally similar — as long as those offices are in the same city. But every city has its own microbial fingerprint, according to a study led by Northern Arizona University.
May. 3, 2016
Lowell Observatory
Observatories all over the state offer visitors a chance to gaze deep into space and learn about Arizona's contributions to astronomy and planetary science. Here's our guide for the stargazing tourist.
Apr. 28, 2016
Lake Havasu
Close to 1,800 people showed up Monday night for a public meeting held by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Lake Havasu City. That’s because of a proposed change in boating regulations in and around Lake Havasu.
May. 3, 2016
April showers bring May … mushrooms? Arizona’s winter has led to a great season for morel hunting.
May. 2, 2016
Phoenix Sunset
A team based out of Penn State’s Weather Communications Group called Sunset Weather uses meteorological data to predict and map the best sunsets in the country and Phoenix almost always comes out on top.
Apr. 29, 2016
Bottle of prescription medication
There is a prescription drug abuse problem in the United States that has led to a heroin epidemic.
Apr. 29, 2016
Las Vegas
Just like communities in the Valley, Las Vegas is focused on the future of its water supply. Over the past two years, that has manifested itself in what the city is considering an economic development tool: water innovation.
Apr. 29, 2016
distant dwarf planet Makemake
Astronomers have found a tiny moon hidden behind the dwarf planet Makemake in the outer solar system. Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff was part of the discovery team.
Apr. 29, 2016
wildfire
Wildfire season in Arizona and other states is expected to get longer and longer as drought conditions continue and the potential effects of climate change are also a concern.
Apr. 28, 2016
Stew
A leading hospital in Texas is making a name for itself by taking on the ranching industry, an iconic fixture in the history of the Lone Star State. The hospital is now promoting a plant-based diet rich in vegetables and whole grains for patients and visitors.
Apr. 28, 2016
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
There likely will be about 30 licenses available when the state beings accepting applications this summer.
Apr. 28, 2016
Mosquitoes, black flies and caddisflies have become a huge problem in the area.
Apr. 28, 2016