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UCF Research Flies Aboard 1st Virgin Galactic Space Flight

Virgin Galactic launched its first rocket into spaceship today carrying a crew of two along with NASA-supported research projects, including one from the University of Central Florida. “It’s always exciting...
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First Images from OSIRIS REx Mission Have Scientists Buzzing with Excitement

The holidays came early for the science team-leading NASA’sOSIRIS-REx mission to collect samples from a near-Earth asteroid. Today they announced findings from the mission thus far, which arrived at asteroid...
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Top 10 Research Findings of 2018

The University of Central Florida’s football players are not the only Knights dominating their field in 2018. This year was also a spectacular one for research at UCF. Not only...
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UCF Joins Ford, Uber as Semifinalists in National Competition to Make Driving Safer

University of Central Florida researchers have beat nearly50 other teams in a national traffic-safety-improvement competition and now find themselves the only university team competing among industry giants such as Ford...
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Alumnus to Speak to United Nations

Albert Manero ’12 ’14MS ’16PhD, the president of UCF based Limitless Solutions will serve on a panel at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Monday, Dec. 3, as...
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New Program Helps Cover Child Care Fees for Student Parents

Graduate student Cara Veclotch is planning her December graduation thanks to a UCF program that helped her pay for her children’s child care expenses. UCF’s on-campus childcare center – the Creative...
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1st Nation to Ban Harmful Sunscreens as Result of UCF Research

The island Republic of Palau in the western Pacific Ocean is the first nation to ban environmentally harmful sunscreens, effective 2020, to protect one of the world’s most diverse marine...
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New Arecibo Observatory Message Challenge Announced

In 1974, the Arecibo Observatory made history by beaming the most powerful radio message into deep space ever made. The famous Arecibo Message was designed by the AO 74’s staff,...
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Racing to Save the Indian River Lagoon

From red tide to runoff, the Indian River Lagoon faces many threats. Microplastics may be the newest identified enemy, but a team of UCF researchers and collaborators is racing to...
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Researcher Launching into Microgravity with Blue Origin

Julie Brisset, an associate scientist in planetary sciences at UCF’s Florida Space Institute, was recently awarded a $250,000 grant from NASA to study levitating dust clouds in microgravity. Brisset, who...
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