Science and Innovation

The University of Arizona is partnering with ten other institutions to build the world’s largest telescope. Now, the founder of a Scottsdale based company is giving the project a sizable boost.
December 16, 2014
A popular after-school activity is now being recognized as a sport in Arizona. While students may not break a sweat, state and national competitions can be fierce, if there is money to support it.
December 02, 2014
While running a few seconds faster may not make a big difference over short distances, it may mean life or death in combat situations. Borrowing from familiar technology, a new ASU project may make that speed boost a reality for those who need it.
December 01, 2014
U.S. Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz was in the Valley this week, talking about STEM education. KJZZ’s Science and Innovation Correspondent Andrew Bernier spoke with him about Arizona’s Energy future.
December 12, 2014
Gas prices are as low as they’ve been in years. But alternative fuel sources, which typically drop off when gas is cheaper, still play a role in getting around the Valley and officials support some of those alternative fuel sources more than they do others.
December 10, 2014
Scientists at the University of Arizona are learning from the problems of the Philae probe that landed on a comet earlier this month.
November 29, 2014
An individual was transported to the Maricopa Integrated Health System for Ebola testing on Friday morning and test results are negative from Ebola, according to a statement by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.
November 28, 2014
A small team of professionals and students is taking on an ambitious project. They are constructing a large-scale model of the Earth in a remote part of Arizona. Local and international support is helping to make it a reality.
November 20, 2014