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UAH–NASA collaboration reveals modest houseplant’s superpower

The golden pothos is not a showy plant. It's neither beautiful nor fragrant. Yet this fast-growing vine with its smooth heart-shaped leaves is actually a dark horse when it comes to filtering pollutants out of indoor air. At least that was the …


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Building wind tunnel is hands-on experience for three undergrads

Three engineering undergraduates are leaving behind a legacy for future students with their work on the design, construction and testing of a $2 million wind tunnel at …


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UAH student’s expandable pod takes grand prize in 3-D printing challenge

Thomas Salverson was first introduced to 3-D printing as a high school student in Gretna, Neb. "I was in a computer-aided design class and the science teacher who had the printer asked if I wanted to try it out," says the freshman mechanical and …


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Blue Origin internship experience "beyond comparison" for UAH student

Blue Origin may be best known for its reusable launch system, New Shepard, which successfully exceeded 330,000 feet in altitude before returning safely to Earth. But Robert Hicks found himself "firmly on the ground" during the three months he …


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MAE Chair Hollingsworth inducted into NC State MAE Hall of Fame

Dr. Keith Hollingsworth, chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at UAH, was recently inducted into the North Carolina State University Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Hall of …


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UAH engineering major charts course for career in aerospace industry

Since arriving at UAH three years ago, Louisville, Ky., native Nathanial Long has been systematically laying the foundation for a post-graduation career in the international aerospace industry. "I’d really like to do something involving space …


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German delegation visits UAH with hope of expanding collaborative opportunities

Last week, a delegation of seven representatives from Hochschule Bremen City University of Applied Sciences (HSB) spent two days with faculty, researchers, and staff from UAH and other city stakeholders in an effort to strengthen the …


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25 years of achievement for Propulsion Research Center

UAH's Propulsion Research Center (PRC) is commemorating 25 years of achievement in propulsion research and student education with a symposium and celebration Oct …


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Honors student’s cubesat software earns him first place at Utah conference

Open-source software for simultaneous satellite orbital and attitude propagation developed by University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) student Kareem Omar has won him $10,000 and first place in a student paper …


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UAH student’s multipurpose tool 3-D printed on International Space Station

At first glance, the web ad that popped up on Robert Hillan's browser looked like a scam. "It said something like, 'Get your design in space!', which made me think it was fraudulent," says the sophomore aerospace engineering major at UAH. "But I …


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