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UCF Team to Receive Revolutionary Microscope

Leonid Chernyak, Jonathan Lee and Elena FlitsiyanThe fastest detecting and most advanced electron microscope in the world is coming to Department of Physics thanks to researchers at the University of Central Florida. The group researches properties within materials that could be used in a variety of fields from medicine to engineering. There is the potential of discovering novel ways to deliver […]

The Science Behind Horror Junkies

Photo courtesy of Universal Orlando ResortMost of us have never been chased down with a chainsaw, but a primal part of our brains loves the thrill of that horrific possibility. That’s one reason why haunted houses and their newer incarnations – horror nights – are an ever-popular and growing business, especially around Halloween. Consumers are expected to spend $8.4 billion […]

New Ways to Colonize Mars

metzgerTwo researchers at the University of Central Florida were featured in an article published by The Atlantic titled ‘The Low-Tech Way to Colonize Mars.” The article focuses on the research conducted by Philip Metzger, Ph.D., an associate in planetary science research at the Florida Space Institute, and his team. Daniel Britt, Ph.D., professor in the Department of […]

Salute to Steven Sotloff

Adam Manno, the first scholarship recipient of the The Steven Sotloff Memorial Endowed FundBy Jenna Marina, UCF Alumni Shirley and Art Sotloff believe that their son, Steven, found his true calling while he was a student at UCF from 2002-04. It’s that connection that prompted them to help create a scholarship in his name when Steven was killed after being taken hostage as a freelance journalist by terrorist […]

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