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Arizona professor will lead NASA project to locate menacing objects near Earth

An infrared telescope will track any asteroids that one day could crash into the planet

Frequent rain sets 2021 monsoon off to a fast start

Southern Arizona can expect more precipitation through mid-July.

Tucsonan anticipating Richard Branson's rocket launch Sunday

Retiree already has a ticket to ride aboard Virgin Galactic spaceship.

Insects benefiting from early monsoon rains

Termites and mosquitoes are among those going through seasonal life cycles.

Game challenges forecasters to predict monsoon

UA researchers created an online competition similar to fantasy football.

Research finds higher risks for Hispanic and Indigenous patients in Arizona with kidney cancer

According to the research, a higher risk of mortality and advanced-staged kidney cancer in these racial groups are more common.

Hurricane predictors forecast busy 2021 season

UA group has been on target about storm predictions since 2014.

White House announces group to address drought in the West

The interagency group will work with federal, state, local and tribal governments to tackle the water shortages.

Planetary scientists look ahead to new airborne explorers

They say the historic Mars Ingenuity helicopter flight is only the beginning.

HEROES study: COVID vaccines 90% effective

First responders rank among workers with the highest risk

Researchers developing sensor testing for COVID-19

New method could detect PCR test-evading COVID variants.

Newest UA telescope mirror in cool down phase

Technicians are preparing to polish it for use in a mountaintop observatory

"Bend in the Wash: The Rancho Linda Vista Artist Community"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Searching for gamma-rays with a telescope array in the Santa Rita Mountains, and film essayist Chris Dashiell on the masterpiece “La Jetée”.

"Who Framed Rosa Parks?" - Brenna Wynn Greer on the history of Black imagemakers.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Geraldine Brooks reflects on her novel "Year of Wonders"; and a tale of love and loss written by a 6th grade student.

Alcohol abuse soars in lockdown

Severe alcohol use jumps 400% in lockdown, according to UA researchers

Child COVID cases starting to be studied

Researchers are asking why kids are less likely to contract serious COVID-19 infections.

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