Physics

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  • the telescope at the UNH observatory
    - A Night at the Observatory
    Public viewings are free at UNH's observatory. Read More
  • UNH Project SMART participants launching scientific balloon
    - Riding High
    Project SMART high school students steady their scientific balloon as it fills with helium prior to launch. (Photo: Devin Thomas, University of British Columbia)Near space is the... Read More
  • A (Nuclear) Force To Be Reckoned With
    - A (Nuclear) Force To Be Reckoned With
    UNH physicist Patricia Solvignon has received a prestigious Early Career Research Program grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Solvignon, an assistant professor of physics,... Read More
  • Herbie Smith
    - Grad Students Receive Prestigious NSF Fellowships
    Three UNH students have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, one of the nation’s premier national science, math, engineering and technology (STEM)... Read More
  • satelites in space
    - Space Quartet
    Ten years ago, UNH physics professor Roy Torbert knew that when the university’s Space Science Center (SSC) was awarded a very large role in NASA’s ambitious, four-spacecraft... Read More
  • project smart students releasing science balloon
    - Scientific Sojourn
    They found it at the edge of a Maine forest near a cornfield off a path called Potato Road. A distinctive orange hull, intact. Before it fell to the ground, it traveled along the... Read More
  • tim marquis
    - Goldwater Honors
    Timothy Marquis '15 For the first time ever, three UNH students — all New Hampshire residents — have been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater... Read More
  • students participating in project smart
    - Smart Students Study Cutting-edge Science with Project Smart
    In the crowded atrium of Morse Hall, large posters mounted on easels described cutting-edge science ranging from genetically engineered plants to 3-D bio-printing to an ultra-low... Read More
  • simulated satellites
    - Heavenly Science: Student Balloons Video Earth Below, Space Above
    On Thursday, July 17, 2013, high school students and their University of New Hampshire Project SMART mentors successfully flew twin weather balloons that carried miniaturized... Read More
  • students and professors collaborating on research
    - Big Things Have Small Beginnings
    Students from UNH and Yeshiva University convene at Brookhaven National Laboratory to study the role of nanocatalysts in the creation of green energy. Read More