Science and Innovation

Half of a NASA mission launched in 2006 was almost compromised because scientists were unable to find a suitable target at the edge of the solar system. But eyes from Arizona helped fix that.
October 20, 2014
Many Valley residents travel to Northern and Eastern Arizona for fall foliage. But what causes those colors? Turns out that the colors were there all along.
October 14, 2014
A drug that has the potential to cure Valley Fever is getting fast tracked by the Food and Drug Administration.
October 03, 2014
The Orionid meteor shower will be visible in Phoenix after midnight through early Tuesday morning. We see this shower because Earth passes through a stream of debris from Halley’s Comet.
October 20, 2014
Some features on the surface of the moon may be younger than previously thought.
October 17, 2014
From nuclear power to drip irrigated yards, millions of gallons of water are wasted through old technologies. Leaders across the southwest are trying change that.
October 14, 2014
Tire manufacturer Bridgestone has opened a new biorubber research center in Mesa, hoping that a small desert shrub can offer a sustainable alternative to the world’s only source of commercial rubber.
October 13, 2014
A surprising hot spot of methane gas has been spotted over part of the Four Corners area of New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Utah. The concentration was spotted from satellites.
October 09, 2014