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UA Planetary Science Gets Stamps of Approval

Two images taken by Erich Karkoschka, as part of UA research on the atmospheres of Jupiter and Uranus, have been selected by the U.S. Postal Service for a set of special-edition stamps. The official release is Tuesday.

UA Cosmologist Eduardo Rozo Earns $750K DOE Award

The assistant professor of physics will use the funds to expand our understanding of dark energy, the mysterious substance making up 70 percent of the universe's energy content.

UA Speech Camp Helps Kids and Researchers

A six-week summer camp benefits children who have had difficulty acquiring language skills through interactions with their parents, teachers and peers. The UA's researchers and clinicians learn plenty, too. With UANews video.

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Moves From Colorado to Florida

The next stop will be the near-Earth asteroid Bennu for the spacecraft, which will undergo final testing and fueling at the Kennedy Space Center before its September launch.

Flandrau Exhibition Goes Beyond the Mere Facts in Math

"Puzzles, Proofs and Patterns," an exhibit on the UA campus, demonstrates how concepts learned in school about math are both interconnected and relevant. (It's fun, too.)

UA-Developed Technology Licensed to English Firm

The UA has signed an exclusive license agreement for a molecular imaging technology, beta emission tomography, to Lightpoint Medical of Chesham, England.

The Book on the Birthplace of Planetary Science

Melissa Sevigny, author of "Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets," talks in a Q&A about the history of the UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

'Great Invention' by Late UA Staffer on Track for Commercialization

An automated cleaner for industrial chillers imagined by Alan Wall provides an example of how innovation can spring from any part of the University. With UANews video.

UA Releases New Equine Rabies Resource

Even before the first horse in Arizona in seven years tested positive for rabies, a Cooperative Extension team was working on a document on disease prevention that is now available to the public.

UA Establishes Transportation Research Institute

The UA is bringing together an interdisciplinary team of researchers to address the multiple challenges of a rapidly evolving "transportation ecosystem."

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