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UA Astronomer Helps Discover Elusive Black Hole

An astronomer at The University of Alabama is part of an international team of researchers who found a mid-sized black hole, a cosmic oddity in observations of the universe.

June 18, 2018

Predicting View

Of all the internet has brought, 360-degree videos that let users see around a fixed point are among the coolest, but it is difficult at the rate data travels for all of a high-quality,...

June 7, 2018

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

More than 450 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 28-30.

March 26, 2018

Solving Galactic Mysteries a Few Minutes at a Time

A project led by an astronomer at The University of Alabama that includes amateur astronomers will use gaps in the schedule of the Hubble Space Telescope to get a better look at oddities found...

December 19, 2017

UA Scientist Helps Show How Earth Stops Tiny Particles in Their Tracks

An international group of researchers, including several from The University of Alabama, measured the interaction between tiny particles that travel the cosmos, called neutrinos, and Earth.

November 22, 2017

UA Cyber Institute Bolsters Capabilities, Plots New Direction

Recent additions to The University of Alabama Cyber Institute along with refocusing research and academic priorities should help it respond to the challenges and opportunities for cyber to change the human condition nationally and...

November 21, 2017

UA Chemist’s Work in Understanding New Materials Gets Boost

Dr. Jared Allred, assistant professor of chemistry at The University of Alabama, was recently awarded a grant from the 2017 Early Career Research Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy to investigate properties...

November 20, 2017

UA, ALDOT Lay Groundwork for Future Self-Driving Vehicles

Advanced technology used to make traveling safer and easier is the focus of a new project led by The University of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Transportation.

October 23, 2017

UA Spin-off Technology Selected for National Start-Up Contest

Technology developed at The University of Alabama aimed at producing inexpensive, flexible thin-film solar cells for military applications has been selected for a national business start-up contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

June 5, 2017

UA’s Electric Vehicle Focus Part of National Transportation Collaboration

The University of Alabama is one of four universities selected by the National Science Foundation to team together with government agencies and private companies to tackle challenges facing technological advances in automobiles.

April 24, 2017

Don’t Shoot: UA Combines VR, Neuroscience in Police Training Research

University of Alabama researchers are using a novel approach to learn how police officers react to “shoot, don’t shoot” situations: measuring brain waves during virtual reality police training.

March 27, 2017

Ceremony to Celebrate Research by UA Faculty Rescheduled

Members of The University of Alabama faculty will be honored for their research contributions at the upcoming Faculty Research Day.

March 21, 2017

UA Researcher Helps Identify Massive Black Hole, Tidal Disruption

Astronomers have predicted that big black holes sit at the center of all galaxies. A University of Alabama professor has contributed to a study that found one such black hole a million times as...

March 20, 2017

UA Cyber Security Researcher Explains Cloudflare Data Leak

Matthew Hudnall, deputy director of UA’s Center for Advanced Public Safety, explains the Cloudflare bug that has caused a massive data leak from Internet sites like Uber and Fitbit. (Story […]

March 1, 2017