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Wikileaks: How a hacker with Asperger's threatened the U.S.-U.K. relationship

The Wikileaks situation became a focus for anti-American sentiment that had been building in the United Kingdom as the post-war situation in Iraq went from bad to worse and the abuses of Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay and extraordinary rendition became widely publicized.... Read more»

Tucson scientist part of historic asteroid mission

A Tucson scientist was part of the recovery team for a seven-year Japanese mission that could provide the first asteroid sample ever returned to Earth.... Read more»

Life on Saturn moon? Well . . . maybe

Could Saturn’s cold, cloud-covered moon Titan host an exotic form of primitive life based on methane, in sharp contrast to the water-based life of Earth?... Read more»

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Obama's NASA plan could benefit Southern Arizona

The Obama administration’s new direction for NASA's human spaceflight program should be a modest benefit to Tucson’s aerospace community in the short term, but could be a major boost should its admittedly vague long-term goals pan out.... Read more»1

UA, ASU lauded for work in field of extraterrestrial life

Two researchers from Arizona and Arizona State universities are being hailed in the field of astrobiology, and a UA professor was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.... Read more»1

Life found beneath Antarctic ice sheet

Scientists have found life 600 feet beneath an Antarctic ice sheet, questioning assumptions about life in the universe.... Read more»