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Insights into the Mind

Computer games developed by a pair of University of Alabama psychology professors are giving researchers a clearer understanding of the learning problems children with autism face and could lead to development of the first...

October 7, 2001

Physics Professors Seeking Clues to Tiniest of Elements

Neutrinos are among the most elusive particles known to man, yet these tiny elements have been giving scientists big headaches for many years. In fact the word neutrino, which even sounds small, is an...

September 20, 2001

Hypersonic Flight Studied in UA’s Wind Tunnels

Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier in his X-1 research plane in 1947, and today, scientists at NASA are developing and testing new propulsion systems on the Hyper-X (or X-43) research plane to...

June 10, 2001

From ‘Bumper Cars’ to a Celestial ‘Race Track’ UA Astronomers Continue Groundbreaking Finds

With the help of the famed Hubble Space Telescope, University of Alabama astronomers have continued to uncover some impressive findings, with groundbreaking discoveries being presented separately this year to the prestigious American Astronomical Association....

June 9, 2001