On March 12, 2015, scientists, engineers, and students from UNH’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) and department of physics watched as ten years of exacting scientific effort was blasted into outer space by a 191-foot Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
The launch vehicle carried a quartet of identical satellites that comprise NASA’s...
What happens to spilled oil on the bottom of a body of water? This video shows how students working with Nancy Kinner, professor of civil and environmental engineering and UNH Director of the Coastal Response Research Center, are using a unique oil flume to find out. Their findings could improve responses to oil spills.
NH EPSCoR, supported by the National Science Foundation, works with organizations and individuals across New Hampshire to advance competitiveness and build research capacity in science and engineering by strategically investing in research infrastructure; promote STEM education; and partner with businesses that enhance job creation and economic development.
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The UNH Research Digest collects research news stories from across the University and provides brief summaries that showcase the breadth and depth of our research, scholarly activity, and artistic endeavors.
Preview a few of January’s stories below. Find the rest of the January Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.
Crewed missions to Mars remain an essential goal for NASA, but scientists are only now beginning to understand and characterize the radiation hazards that could make such ventures risky, concludes a new paper by University of New Hampshire scientists. Nathan Schwadron, associate professor in UNH's Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space and the department of physics, and colleagues...