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UA Leading Work on Novel Fuel for High-Velocity Missiles

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An innovative form of hydrogen fuel being developed by researchers at The University of Alabama could be used to support long-range, precision-fire missiles in protecting against potential threats to the United States.

March 9, 2022

UA Researchers Developing Way for Materials to Repair Themselves

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama are exploring a promising path to self-repair for materials often used in the aerospace industry, possibly saving time and money while improving safety.

February 22, 2022

Scientists Show Viable Path to Finding Long-Sought Particle

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Finding an elusive elementary particle is more viable than ever after an international group of scientists explored a production mechanism that overcomes the limitation of previous searches.

February 2, 2022

Satellite Made By UA Students Ready for Launch

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If everything goes as planned, in January a small satellite made by the students will be launched into space.

December 13, 2021

From the Ground Up

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UA faculty and graduate students are working with the military to design better mobile airfields.

December 10, 2021

Strong Partnership Fuels Alabama Mobility and Power Center

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The partnership fuels a newly-formed research and workforce development center to meet the needs of the booming electric vehicle market.

November 9, 2021

UA Researchers Creating Digital Exhibition of Birmingham Artist’s Work

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Using cutting-edge imaging technology and digital curation, a project involving The University of Alabama will allow the work and stories of a well-regarded southern artist to be preserved digitally for future generations.

October 11, 2021

UA Receives Grant to Use Machine Learning to Study Dark Matter

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A team of researchers at The University of Alabama hope to develop tools that probe this otherwise invisible but important component of the universe, tackling one of the biggest questions in physics, astronomy and...

September 27, 2021

AWI Strategic Plan Addresses Global Water Research and Solutions

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The Alabama Water Institute has launched its five-year strategic plan to guide its mission of carrying out cutting edge and applied research for a more water-secure world.

June 25, 2021

UA Contributes to Unprecedented Observations of Black Hole

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Astrophysics researchers at The University of Alabama contributed to a global effort to give unparalleled insight into a black hole and the system it powers, and to improve tests of Einstein’s General Theory of...

April 14, 2021

In Detecting Particle, UA Researchers Help Prove 60-Year-Old Theory

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Two researchers from The University of Alabama are part of an international project that detected a cosmic interaction never observed before, but predicted 60 years ago.

March 10, 2021

UA Researchers Building Communication Robot for Law Enforcement

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Engineering and communication researchers at The University of Alabama are building the next generation of affordable law enforcement robotic technology.

February 24, 2021

UA Professors to Study Underwater Robotics Wireless Communications

Selected by the National Science Foundation, the professors will lead a $1.5 million effort to develop an infrastructure for underwater research robots to exchange information.

February 11, 2021

NASA Mission to Include Contributions from UA Engineering

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Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will contribute to a pioneering spaceflight mission set to launch in 2025.

February 1, 2021

Faculty Leading, Collaborating Nationally During Pandemic

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How do you dissect a specimen in a virtual class? UA faculty are helping answer this question and more at the national level.

November 18, 2020