After years of record-breaking wildfires across the southwest, fire managers are finally catching their breath this season. A wetter-than-average spring is allowing them to focus on preventing mega-fires in the future.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has created a new online tool that identifies communities facing environmental health risks. Parts of northern Arizona are among the nation’s most vulnerable regions.
Jill Hruby will take over next month as president and director of Sandia National Laboratories, one of the most high-profile positions in U.S. science with responsibilities that cover nuclear weapons, energy and environmental technology.
The New Horizons space probe is set to pass Pluto next month, marking humanity’s closest encounter with the dwarf-planet. As data is sent back to Earth, an Arizona laboratory is ready to recreate what is found.