Dante Lauretta of the UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory is interviewed, as part of last week's final opportunity for outsiders to see and photograph the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft before its scheduled launch Sept. 8. The spacecraft will be transported from Colorado to Florida later this month.
UA astronomers have taken a big step forward in understanding the evolution of planetary systems, using echoes of light to determine the distance from a star to the inner wall of its surrounding planet-forming disk.
Doctors could relieve the symptoms of acute depression in a fraction of the time required for current therapies. The new technology was invented by a collaborative team that included two UA professors.