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Researchers have received a new NASA grant to study geomagnetic storms on the night side of the Earth. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Toni Galvin and Joe Dwyer.
    - Space Fellows
    Two UNH researchers are recognized for their contributions to space science. Read More
  • Illustration of Parker Solar Probe as it approaches the sun.
    - Bright Minds
    Students work behind the scenes on NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission. Read More
  • A satellite image of the Gulf of Mexico
    - A Glimmer of Oceanic Hope
    In what’s being hailed as the largest single research contract ever awarded to UNH by NASA, researchers will receive $107.9 million to develop a space-based instrument to study... Read More
  • Madeline Juffras '19 working on scientific equipment in a wetland
    - Inquiring Minds
    UNH's Inquiry journal highlights undergraduate research. Read More
  • Researchers take a soil sample
    - Increasing UNH’s Impact
    Faculty, grad students complete first-ever Research Communications Academy. Read More
  • A rocket takes off with white-red flames behind it.
    - Satellites' Bumpy Ride
    Scientists find auroral "speed bumps" are complicated. Read More
  • An illustration of lightning striking the Earth near an array of antennas.
    - Leading the Charge
    New 3D data images have revealed the cause for unusual electrical activity in storm clouds. Read More
  • Three flashes of lightning emerge from the same cloud.
    - At Lightning Speed
    In a first-of-its-kind observation, UNH researchers have documented an unusual phenomenon that occurs in the clouds before a lightning flash emerges. Read More
  • Students hold up their country's flags next to white rocket and snow-capped peaks nearby.
    - Rocket Power
    Students traveled to Norway to take part in a rocket launch that carried their sampling equipment into the upper atmosphere.  Read More
  • Team of researchers in Antarctica stand in front of a large telescope.
    - Stellar Science
    Sometimes you have to go to the extreme reaches of the planet to study the most extreme phenomena in space. Read More