Stories in Topic: Science

  • A UNH high-altitude balloon, bursting at 102,000 feet
    11.25.15 - Where in the World is UNH?
    Where in the world is UNH? On a recent Saturday, it was 102,000 feet above Earth. UNH scientists, along with New Hampshire high-school students and their mentors in the Project SMART program, launched high-altitude balloons that captured images like this one showing the curvature of the Earth and near-space.
  • UNH professor emeritus Brent Loy with squashes and pumpkins he developed
    11.24.15 - The Menu Makers
    UNH agricultural researchers boost Thanksgiving’s bounty
    As New Englanders sit down to give thanks this week, their Thanksgiving tables may be filled with an abundant supply of delicious, locally grown foods thanks, in part, to extensive agricultural research conducted by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. Here’s a snapshot. 
  • Changsheng Li
    11.24.15 - Changsheng Li (1941 – 2015)
    UNH research professor Changsheng Li of the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Li, 74, had been battling cancer for several months.
  • Shoals Marine Laboratory solar panels
    11.12.15 - Shoals Marine Laboratory Solar Project Featured on MPBN
  • Aerospace and Defense Day at UNH
    11.10.15 - Not Rocket Science
    Connecting New Hampshire's aerospace and defense industry with UNH research expertise
    UNH’s first-ever Aerospace and Defense Technology Day on Nov. 4 was part open house, part show-and-tell, part speed dating — and, according to the organizers, full success.
  • UNH Flow Physics Facility
    11.05.15 - Get In the Flow
    Step inside the UNH flow physics facility, the world’s largest boundary layer wind tunnel. 
  • UNH researchers at York Beach, Maine
    11.03.15 - York Beaches Nexus of Sustainability Research
    Results will help town manage issues effectively
    UNH scientist Steve Jones and graduate student Derek Rothenheber take water samples at Short Sands Beach in York, Maine, where they are analyzing water quality and pollution sources.
  • part of an aircraft donated by Airbus to the UNH Flow Physics Facilit
    10.29.15 - Airbus Americas Donates Aircraft Part to UNH for Wind Tunnel Research
  • UNH undergraduate Kimberly Celona '17 in the lab
    10.14.15 - Going to Bat for Bats
    Undergraduate research adds to information on decimating disease
    Kimberly Celona ’17 extracts DNA from bat tissue swabs collected at a former military bunker.  
  • UNH Manchester STEM Discovery Lab
    10.14.15 - STEM Discovery Lab Accepting Applications for Aspirations in Computing Awards
  • Rambling Rose cherry tomato
    09.30.15 - UNH Scientist Develops New Cherry Tomato: 'Rambling Rose' Designed to Grow in Hanging Baskets in Greenhouses
  • 09.24.15 - To the Moon and Back
    SURF grant helps UNH undergrad work to make that possible again
    The lunar rover developed by the Hakuto research team. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)   Tamir Blum ’16 is a mechanical engineering major who has thought about one day working with robots. Or maybe for a company whose focus is outer space. Either way, he’s got a little experience with both. 
  • W. Kelley Thomas, Hubbard Professor of genomics and director of the UNH HCGS
    09.24.15 - NIH Grant Boosts NH's Biomedical Research Capacity
          W. Kelley Thomas, Hubbard Professor of genomics and director of the UNH Hubbard Center for
  • UNH Psychology Professor Edward O'Brient
    09.01.15 - UNH Psychology Professor Wins Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award
  • UNH Organic Dairy calf
    09.01.15 - What Happens Here Stays Here
    How research at UNH's organic dairy is helping farmers with energy independence
    UNH Organic Dairy Research Farm About 5 miles from campus on UNH’s Organic Dairy Research Farm (ODRF), University Professor John Aber leads an innovative research project that’s rooted in UNH’s land-grant missi
  • juvenile winter flounder
    08.27.15 - To Track Winter Flounder, UNH Researchers Look to Ear Bones
  • Polar Bear in Arctic
    08.26.15 - On Top of the World
    UNH researcher shares scenery and science from a Greenland glacier
  • 08.18.15 - Filling the STEM Pipeline
    UNH Tech Camps engage youth and teachers in STEM
    This summer, UNH was alive with the sights and sounds of model rockets firing, robots navigating obstacle courses and wind turbines being built. But it wasn’t college students participating in such projects —  it was elementary, middle and high school students enrolled in UNH Tech Camp, which provided hands-on STEM learning opportunities to youth throughout the state.
  • UNH student Luke Miller '16 in the greenhouse with marigolds
    08.18.15 - Research Brief: Sustainable Agriculture
    Luke Miller '16 and many marigolds go to work during summer study
    Name: Luke Miller ’16College: College of Life Sciences and AgricultureMajor:  Sustainable AgricultureHometown: Douglassville, PennsylvaniaAward: URA (Undergraduate Research Award)
  • UNH professor Rick Cote
    08.06.15 - A Look Inside the Eye with Professor Rick Cote
    Photo: Lisa Nugent Imagine a world where doctors and scientists could understand the most fundamental causes of human blindness.