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The Astounding Engineering Behind the World's Largest Optical Telescope

The Giant Magellan Telescope mirrors built on the University of Arizona campus are engineering marvels destined for the planet's biggest optical observatory, which has already taken almost six years and $20 million to make.
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Tucson Tech Expo Showcases New and Expanding Firms' Innovations

Tucson is attracting firms in such industries as mining and commercial space operations thanks in part to the abundance of engineering talent at the University of Arizona.
Solar-powered desalination bus

UA Engineers Create Desalination Bus for Navajo Nation

With a solar-powered water-purification system and lab on wheels, University of Arizona researchers extend infrastructure to a community and supply educational opportunities for its students.
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UA to Take Home Sizable Share of 2017 AZBio Awards

In October, the Arizona Bioindustry Association will honor industry leaders from across Arizona. Many of those to be honored have deep connections to the UA and have brought UA ideas and inventions to the marketplace.