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UAH Professor’s Laser Space Energy System Generates a Patent

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A space-based system that relies on lasers to generate and deliver energy to spacecraft has won a University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) professor a U.S. patent and could become a first-line defense against asteroids on a collision course with...
8-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Third Warmest May in Satellite Record

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Global Temperature Report: May 2015
4-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

International Scientific Honor Goes to UAH’s CSPAR Director

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Dr. Gary Zank, director of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR) and chairman of the Dept. of Space Science (SPA) is being recognized internationally for scientific achievements.
2-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Unlocking innovation with Blackmon’s Rules

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Ask mechanical and aerospace engineering students at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and you’ll find plenty who can quote from at least part of something known as Blackmon’s Rules, a list of best practices for encouraging...
26-May-2015 4:35 PM EDT

UAH Astrophysicist Provides New Fluid Dynamics Insights

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New calculations by a theoretical astrophysicist at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) provide tools that open a door to exploring the history of events in astrophysical flows and in plasma fusion devices.
26-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

UAH Scientists Join Study of Thunderstorms at Night

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A team of 18 scientists and students from The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) will spend the next six weeks in Kansas in the Plains Elevated Convection At Night (PECAN) program, a research campaign to study nighttime storms.
26-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

UAH Is Key Player in FAA Center of Excellence for Unmanned Systems

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is part of a team selected to conduct research as part of the new FAA Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Center of Excellence announced today.
8-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Research on Fusion Engine That Could Be a Mars Hot Rod Is AIAA Best Paper

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You could call a fusion engine a space travel hot rod. A 2014 paper that reports on developments in pulsed fusion propulsion that could rapidly propel U.S. manned flights to Mars has been named an AIAA Best Paper.
6-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT

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Lowly Control Systems Vulnerable to Hacks, According to UAH Expert

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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

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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

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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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