- Published January 11, 2013
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When UAHuntsville Senior Research Scientist Dr. Wes Colley talks about his college football ranking system, one thing comes across loud and clear: “It’s simple. I don’t have a ‘tweak factor’ in there.”
- Published December 18, 2012
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Very few days at the office are considered to be boring in the eyes of John Rushing, principal research scientist at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
He admits some days are a little different than others, though.
- Published December 11, 2012
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Providing students an avenue to explore Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) fields by challenging them with a space project was what it was all about when 215 area high school juniors and seniors competed in six divisions at InSPIRESS, held at Spragins Hall on The University of Alabama in Huntsville campus on Monday, Dec. 10.
- Published December 07, 2012
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The Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) aboard NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is now 10 times better at catching the brief outbursts of high-energy light that are produced above thunderstorms, thanks to work by researchers at UAHuntsville.
- Published December 05, 2012
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People with respiratory problems can get an instant up-to-date local report on a key air pollutant through a new free mobile phone app created at UAHuntsville.
- Published November 19, 2012
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Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi are all connected by the Gulf Coast, and as such, they all have a stake in the area's economic and environmental viability. So it makes sense that multidisciplinary researchers in these states are pooling together their knowledge, experience, data, and technologies as part of the National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)-sponsored Northern Gulf Coastal Hazards Collaboratory (NG CHC).
- Published October 31, 2012
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We all know about preparations typically made ahead of time for disasters – filling our gas tanks, stocking up on batteries and food, retrieving our weather radios. But what about the psychology behind our decision-making when a disaster actually strikes?
- Published October 22, 2012
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Give a hand to some computer engineering students at UAHuntsville for designing a tool that could revolutionize new ways of using electronic devices with just one hand.
- Published October 17, 2012
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Students in the UAHuntsville Research and Creative Experiences for Undergraduates Program recently presented results of their research at the 43rd International Symposium on Essential Oils in Lisbon, Portugal.
- Published September 17, 2012
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What amounts to serious scientific research could, at first glance, be mistaken for students at The University of Alabama in Huntsville letting off a little stress with radio-controlled helicopters.