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Asteroid.

NAU researchers find lights in the sky on and ‘asteroids at home’

NAU establishes itself as a world leader in newly calculated asteroid shapes. Continue reading

Artist's conception of a rubble-pile asteroid and a dust cloud asteroid.

Team led by NAU’s Trilling to receive NASA award for asteroid observations

Award recognizes work of Spitzer Near Earth Asteroid Team. Continue reading

The United Kingdom InfraRed Telescope

NAU’s Trilling finds multiple ways to get a fix on near Earth asteroids

Hundreds of asteroids being studied, some within hours of their discovery. Continue reading

Artist's conception of a rubble-pile asteroid and a dust cloud asteroid.

NASA and NAU researchers welcome unexpected asteroid findings

NAU research advances the goals of NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission. Continue reading

Catching an asteroid is the easy part

Mommert: Search for ideal candidate is a learning experience. Continue reading

Don Quixote image

NAU-led team discovers comet hiding in plain sight

Enhanced imagery reveals asteroid is actually a comet. Continue reading

Latest Site Activity

Car at stopsign SURVEY: Traffic safety in Flagstaff
The NAU community is invited to participate in a brief survey to help the Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization design a safety plan.
Conant poses with a trombone NAU’s ongoing Horizons Concert Series welcomes renowned trombonist
Abbie Conant will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in Ashurst Hall.
Prescribed_burn-remove-cheatgrass Wildfire and invasive species driving increased size, cost of public land restoration efforts
NAU and USGS researchers recently published a paper that reveals goals for land management decisions and provides new insight on strategies to increase future treatment efficacy in an extremely water-limited region.
NAU remembers those lost in Sept. 11 terror attacks (SLIDESHOW)
Volunteers with the Civic Service Institute at Northern Arizona University placed flags in the ground at Flagstaff City Hall in memory of the 2,996 people killed that day.
2017 Running of the Freshmen The tradition continues: NAU’s Running of the Freshmen 2017 (VIDEO)
Last weekend, thousands of freshmen stormed the field to kick off the first home football game of the season.
supervisor's Academy graduation Thirty-one NAU employees graduate from Supervisors Academy
31 Northern Arizona University directors, assistant directors, managers and team leaders earned certificates of completion at the Supervisors Academy graduation ceremony.

Editor’s Picks

NAU’s unique study abroad program wins international award
NAU was honored for its Interdisciplinary Global Program, which allows students to study and work in another country for a full year, helping them to prepare for work in the global economy.
Patient with autism spectrum disorder NAU researcher discovers key to fighting autism may lie not in the mind, but in the gut
Greg Caporaso and team performed fecal microbial transplants, which showed promising results that could lead to a new treatment option.
NAU student-athletes and Louie the Lumberjack join Flagstaff area elementary school students at an assembly. Lumberjack love: NAU student-athletes work with area elementary school children
Members of several NAU sports teams worked with local elementary school students to encourage academic responsibility, good character and fitness through the Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. program