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Alabama student satellite group shifts gears to ABEX mission to keep up with NASA

The Alabama Space Grant Consortium’s statewide, university student-built cube satellite project is shifting gears to ABEX, the Alabama Burst Energetics eXplorer, after its drive to be the first student-built Cubesat to leave low Earth orbit (LEO)...
20-Oct-2021 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Newly funded NSF project will move UAH mobile atmospheric instruments to the forefront

A plan by three Department of Atmospheric and Earth Science faculty to offer University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) atmospheric measuring instruments and equipment to other atmospheric researchers has already proven to be exceptionally popular.
13-Oct-2021 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAH, Spelman College join in research to improve air quality monitoring

Improved air quality monitoring is the goal of a research collaboration to develop a machine learning model that involves The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of the University of Alabama System, and Spelman College in Atlanta.
13-Oct-2021 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New UAH concept for rotating detonation ramjet engine gets hypersonics funding

Development of a new concept for a solid-fueled ramjet using a rotating detonation engine (RDE) for hypersonic air-breathing propulsion at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of the University of Alabama System, has attracted a...
12-Oct-2021 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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$600,000 grant funds new UAH study probing influence of trees’ organic compounds on rain

In order for it to get cloudy or rain, first moisture has to condense around particulate matter in the air called aerosols, and volatile organic compounds made by trees can be precursors to the kinds of tiny particles that eventually make clouds...
9-Sep-2021 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.14 C per decade

Global Temperature Report: August 2021
1-Sep-2021 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Small satellites have role assessing atmospheric particulates, UAH research shows

Small commercial satellites have a role in atmospheric particulates investigations, according to recently published thesis research by a research associate with the Earth System Science Center at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part...
18-Aug-2021 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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3 Million Asthmatics and Over Half of U.S. Affected by Wildfire Smoke, Says UAH Research

An estimated 3 million asthmatics and over half of the states in the United States are being affected by particulates that are blowing over them from fires in Canada and the western U.S., according to new research at The University of Alabama in...
16-Aug-2021 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ironing out supply chain kinks key to faster COVID vaccine rollout, expert says

Kinks in new production and distribution supply chains are why COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in the United States have been sluggish finding their way into people’s arms, says an expert in logistics and supply chains at The University of...
1-Feb-2021 11:20 AM EST

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Are we alone in the universe? UAH’s Dr. Gary Zank doesn’t think so

Are we alone in the universe? Research by Dr. Gary Zank at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of the University of Alabama System, and collaborators from UAH and other institutions has helped to inform the search for planets that...
11-Dec-2020 11:40 AM EST

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How Soon Can the Economy Recover From the COVID-19 Recession?

There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has put the United States into a recession, says an economist who is the associate dean of the College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), so now the question on everyone’s mind is...
7-Apr-2020 5:40 PM EDT

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UAH Professor Part of San Antonio Zoo’s Successful Effort to Breed Enigmatic Salamander

The imperiled Georgia blind salamander (Eurycea wallacei) was successfully bred for the first time in the labs of the Center for Conservation & Research at San Antonio Zoo.
23-Jul-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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UAH professor says multigenerational teams could be an asset to companies

Dr. Pavica Sheldon, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Arts at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), offers insight into the four generations that comprise today's workforce.
30-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST

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Alabama’s bioscience industry buoyed by research universities like UAH

Thanks to research universities like UAH, Alabama is enjoying an unprecedented ramp up in its bioscience industry.
3-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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UAH English Professor’s Work Shows That Poe and Schreber Are Birds of a Feather

Dr. Joe Conway’s latest research project flies in the face of his past work by migrating toward bird mimicry in literature. His essay, “Words Are for the Birds: ‘Non-Reasoning Creatures Capable of Speech’ in the Writings of Schreber and...
22-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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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

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