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New Study Shows Colliding Neutron Stars May Unlock Mysteries of Universe Expansion

The National Science Foundation’s Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has proven itself instrumental in another major astronomical discovery. An international team of scientists, led by the University of East Anglia...
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UCF Sea Turtle Project Snags NASA Grant

NASA has awarded Alexander Sacco a Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology grant to use satellites to help track sea turtle yearlings in the Atlantic Ocean....
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UCF Launches 11 New Graduate Certificates and Tracks in Response to COVID-19

The University of Central Florida has launched 11 new graduate programs in direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The programs, which begin in the Fall 2020 semester, offer candidates a...
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UCF is Developing New Nanotech to Detect Food Fraud

A University of Central Florida researcher is developing new technology to make sure people are getting the food they think they’re eating. The work is funded by a recent $490,000...
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National Asteroid Day: A Celebration of Mysterious Small Bodies

Imagine a celestial body larger than the Statue of Liberty skyrocketing past Earth with enough energy to flatten a city. Since 2011 this has only happened once, and it occurred...
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Grants Available for COVID-19 Research that Uses Artificial Intelligence and Big Data

Researchers can tap into $175,000 worth of seed money for COVID-19 projects thanks to the Office of Research, several UCF colleges, and UCF’s new Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Initiative...
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17 Academics from Across the Nation Warn that COVID-19 Pandemic Worsens Equity Gap between Men, Women in Academia

When COVID-19 shut down the nation in March and April, many university faculty members were instructed to stay home and teach remotely. At the same time, K-12 schools and daycare...
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The Department of Energy Selects UCF Physicist for Career Award

The Department of Energy has awarded UCF physicist and assistant professor Li Fang a career grant of $785,000. The award is part of the DOE’s Office of Science’s Early Career Research Program,...
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Interim Director Named for Modeling and Simulation Degree Program

Charles Hughes, Pegasus Professor of computer science, has been named the new interim director of the modeling and simulation degree programs. He will begin leading the master’s and doctoral degree programs,...
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UCF Launches New Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Initiative

UCF launched its new Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Initiative today and charged engineering and computer science Assistant Professor Ivan Garibay with leading the effort. The initiative is the result...
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