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  • Pope Francis
    - The Winds of (Climate) Change
    On Thursday, June 18, 2015, Pope Francis made history in an encyclical — a papal letter that is distributed to all bishops in the Roman Catholic Church — entitled “Laudato Si,” in... Read More
  • Cosmic Rays
    - Sun Screening
    It could be the subject of a science fiction B movie: Space travelers to Mars bombarded by cosmic rays. But it’s science fact, the primary finding of major research out of UNH’s... Read More
  • Harlan Spence
    - Mr. Spence Goes to Washington
    UNH astrophysicist Harlan E. Spence was one of four panelists at a Capitol Hill briefing Tuesday, March 24, on “super storms” that can have profound effects on America's economy,... 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
  • Firebird 3 in space
    - A Radiation Belt Twofer
    This illustration shows the FIREBIRD-II CubeSats in low-Earth orbit and the Van Allen Probes further out in the heart of the radiation belt region. (Background illustration... Read More
  • Danielle Grogan
    - A River Runs Through It: Ph.D. Candidate Studies the Hydrologic-Human Cycle
    UNH Ph.D. candidate Danielle Grogan's scientific career was cemented by her undergraduate research experience at Smith College, where she majored in mathematics and minored in... Read More
  • Claire Treat
    - Carbon Bomb with a Long Fuse: Ph.D. Student Makes Key Finding in the Climate Change Puzzle
    Claire Treat funded the bulk of her Ph.D. work by winning a graduate fellowship from the Department of Energy Office of Science for her proposal titled "Future of soil carbon in... Read More
  • skier on mountain
    - Green and White
    The rate of winter warming has tripled in the U.S. since 1970. The northern hemisphere has lost one million square miles of spring snowpack in the last 50 years. As many as half... Read More
  • Ryan Cassotto in Greenland
    - Glacial Race
    Courtesy Photo It only sounds like a joke: When the world’s fastest-moving glacier sped up in the summer of 2012 – suddenly surging from Greenland’s west coast at four times its... Read More
  • white pines
    - Touchdown in the Ozone
    One-hundred-foot-tall white pine by the Soucook River in Loudon, NH. Photo courtesy of Phil Browne. Until this past February, Barry Rock had no idea that over twenty years of... Read More