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August 2016 and 2016-to-Date Are Second Warmest


Global Temperature Report: August 2016
1-Sep-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

July 2016 Ties as Warmest July in Tropics


Global Temperature Report: July 2016
3-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New UAH Wind Tunnel Ready for Action


A new $2 million wind tunnel system at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is ready to undertake supersonic flow research with Mach numbers up to 3.
7-Jul-2016 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Better Long-Range Sensors a Goal of Fundamental Optics Experiments


A pair of University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) researchers aim to explore fundamental properties of infrasonic optical sensors that could make them more sensitive and accurate over long distances.
7-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Student Club Developing Shield for NASA’s Balloon X-Ray Telescopes


Protecting NASA’s balloon-born X-ray telescopes from stray X-rays that can spoil their view is the focus of a NASA-funded project by the Space Hardware Club (SHC) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).
6-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

June 2016 Was 2nd Warmest June in Satellite Record


Global Temperature Report: June 2016
5-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Water Stress Tool Set to 'Go Live'


An experimental tool to give farmers and other stakeholders an improved estimate of how much water is available in a specific watershed is scheduled to go on line this summer.
20-Jun-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mystery of Powerful Lightning at Sea Not Solved Completely


The mystery of why most of the most powerful lightning on Earth happens over the oceans isn't solved, but a few of the usual suspects are no longer in custody. It's possible the increased presence of salt in the atmosphere plays a role.
20-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Lowly Control Systems Vulnerable to Hacks, According to UAH Expert


Industrial systems that control heating and cooling, water treatment plants, etc. are a low priority. That’s why they are so vulnerable to hackers, says Dr. Ray Vaughn, vice president for research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
28-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Natural Products Drug Discovery Group explores plant potential


Begun over 20 years ago at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) to study medicinal properties of Costa Rican plants, the Natural Products Drug Discovery Group has branched out to Africa, Australia, the Bahamas, Yemen and Cuba.
10-Jun-2013 11:15 AM EDT

Psychologist Examines Effects of Technology Society


As daily news of cyber crimes, such as bullying, sextortion and pornography, and other forms of fraud are reported, deciphering good from bad web sites is key to navigating the Internet in today’s fast paced technological society according to...
29-May-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Researchers Go from Hurricane Ida to Icy Cyclone

Researchers and students from The University of Alabama in Huntsville will swap T-shirts and flip flops from studying hurricane Ida for parkas and mukluks to join a multi-university team that is studying blizzards in the upper Midwest.
10-Nov-2009 7:00 AM EST

Boost Economy by Importing Taxpayers, Says Professor

In addition to spending $825 billion on an economic stimulus package, President A A finance professor at The University of Alabama in Huntsville said President Obama and the new Congress should consider "importing" taxpayers as a quick, low-cost...
23-Jan-2009 8:00 AM EST

Nine Smart Ways to Downsize and Five Things to Avoid

Companies considering downsizing as a strategy for surviving the current economic recession should know one thing about the experience that many companies had with downsizing: It didn't work. Cutting payroll without a plan to improve productivity...
16-Dec-2008 8:00 AM EST

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