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Robot Armada for space exploration

Robot Armada Might Scale New Worlds

An armada of robots may one day fly above the mountain tops of Saturn's moon Titan, cross its vast dunes and sail in its liquid lakes.
Mineral microspcopy

Sustaining the Mining Supply Chain

The new Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources is charged with making the process of extracting copper more sustainable and energy efficient.
Project Sage

On a Rooftop, Students of Invention

The assignment for the first class of the Practice School of Sustainability is to design a cogeneration system that combines a solar photovoltaic array with water cooling.
Semiconductor lab

Project Sage Special Report: Sustainability Through Engineering

Work at the UA's Engineering Research Center for Environmentally Benign Semiconductor Manufacturing is leading to to advancements in reducing water and energy consumption.