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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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Antioxidant Protects Tissues, DNA from Radiation, New Research Finds

New research shows that a powerful antioxidant may be just as useful one-day protecting beachgoers and cancer patients from radioactive rays as it could astronauts. In a recent study published...
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UCF to Celebrate Arecibo Observatory Birthday

The Arecibo Observatory will celebrate its 55th birthday next week, and as part of the festivities the University of Central Florida will host a program with one of its scientists. Kristen Jones, a...
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Doctoral Candidates Visit UCF

Solving some of today’s most complex problems like cancer, global warming and unlocking the power of quantum physics will take a lot of great minds with different expertise and perspectives....
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International Observe the Moon Night Comes to UCF

Fifty years after Apollo 8 became NASA’s first mission to circle the moon, UCF invites the community to explore this celestial body from right here on Earth. UCF’s Robinson Observatory...
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Students Build International Bridges Through Filmmaking

Two Graduate Knights along with six undergraduates joined film professor and Fulbright Scholar Phil Peters in Kolkata on an innovative research project conducted by The India Documentary Lab. The goal...
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11 Faculty Members Honored with Luminary Awards

Families, friends, and colleagues celebrated 11 University of Central Florida faculty members Wednesday during the second annual Luminary Awards Night. The event, co-sponsored by the Office of Research and Faculty Excellence,...
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Discovering Armenia Through Digital Storytelling

UCF researchers and students are combining archaeology and storytelling in a new initiative. Tiffany Earley-Spadoni, an assistant professor in the Department of History, is the director of the Vayots Dzor Fortress...
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