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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

Catching an asteroid is the easy part

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

David Trilling

When research takes off

Trilling: The search for evidence of planetary systems takes to the skies. Continue reading

Project’s cropland map of the world to be most detailed ever

Can food production match population growth? Continue reading

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Education student teaching young students NAU earns $500K grant from Kellogg Foundation for early childhood education focused on tribal needs
The program aims to educate teachers in best practices and an appreciation for and understanding of Native American people, cultures and nations.
Frank von Hippel To combat decrease in science literacy, NAU professor creates Science History Podcast
Biology professor Frank von Hippel talks with experts from throughout the world, discussing nuclear weapons, the effects of toxins on hormones and more.
"My Dad Matthew" poster Award-winning documentary on NAU professor to show at Arizona film festivals
"My Dad Matthew," a documentary about the life of NAU professor Matthew Wangeman, will appear in the Flagstaff and Sedona film festivals.
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NAU Athletics is hosting a free clinic on Feb. 17 to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports day.
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A new study shows how much arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi contribute to the complex ecosystem that makes up the Serengeti.
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The symposium is for students doing any type of water-related research, including created art related to or inspired by water. The deadline to submit abstracts is March 16.

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growth of microbial taxa Which microbes matter most? NAU scientists develop technique for measuring bacterial growth rates
Ecoss researchers are using technologies developed at NAU to devise a metric for the growth of microbial species in their natural environments.
Scott Anderson studying Norway lake mud NAU paleoecologist discovering secrets of Northern Norway’s history in lake mud
Scott Anderson is part of a team studying thousand-year-old biomarkers preserved in lake bottoms that tell the story of human activity in Lofoten.
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Relive 2017 with the most read posts from NAU News, covering research, commencement and international recognition.