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UAH seeks new insights to study lightning

Can old data provide new insights about lightning and the physics of severe weather? A scientist at UAH thinks it can. Supported by a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, UAH's Dr. Philip Bitzer will spend the next two …


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UAH Alumni Association Hosts Leadercast® 2015: Are You Brave?

An essential behavior for any leader is the act of bravery. Join The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as we explore The Brave Ones, a Leadercast® live simulcast event on Friday, May 8, presented by the university's Alumni …


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UAH hosts visiting Fulbright Scholar Roelf Du Toit Strauss of South Africa

UAH is hosting a visiting scholar this spring through the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Program — Dr. Roelf Du Toit Strauss, a senior lecturer in physics at North-West University (NWU) in South …


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Ultra-thin silicon films create vibrant optical colors

A new technology, which creates a rainbow of optical colors with ultra-thin layers of silicon, has been recently demonstrated by a research group at …


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UAH alumna and HudsonAlpha post-doc is product of strong ties between the two

UAH and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have long enjoyed a strong and mutually beneficial partnership. UAH professors serve as adjunct faculty at the Institute, undergraduate and graduate students take part in its research projects …


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UAH, CCI sponsor Be The Match® drives in memory of Leslie Vallely

To those who have been lucky enough to find one, a bone marrow match has been compared to winning the lottery. The statistics of finding a match break down like this: every four minutes in the U.S., someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer …


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Borrowing from whales to engineer a new fluid sensor

How can a humpback whale and a device that works on the same principle as the clicker that starts your gas grill help an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) fly longer and with more …


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Charger pride a family tradition for Patterson siblings

It's considered a legacy when a child attends the same university as their parent or grandparent. But the Patterson siblings are creating their own single-generation legacy at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). Five have already …


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Doctoral student wins best presentation award


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Sudden jump in a storm's lightning might warn a supercell is forming

A sudden jump in the number of lightning strikes inside a garden-variety thunderstorm might soon give forecasters a new tool for predicting severe weather and issuing timely warnings, according to research at …


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