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UCF Research Flies Aboard 1st Virgin Galactic Space Flight

  By ROBERT WELLS Virgin Galactic launched its first rocket into space today carrying a crew of two along with NASA-supported research projects, including one from the University of Central Florida. “It’s always exciting when you have something about to go up on a rocket,” says Joshua Colwell, a UCF physics professor whose research was […]

Top European University Taps Physics Professor for Visit

A UCF Physics professor was honored this summer with a visiting professorship at one of the top universities in Europe. Alfons Schulte, Ph.D., spent two months at the Technical University of Munich as an August-Wilhelm Scheer visiting professor. The professorship is awarded to scientists with high international research reputations seeking to collaborate with TUM researchers.  […]

Student Lands 1st Place Conference Finish

A Physics graduate student won first prize recently for his poster at the American Physical Society Bridge Program and National Mentoring Community Conference. Brian Zamarripa’s project was entitled “Success is a puzzle: sorting out the pieces with metaphor analysis” and focused on characterizing success in Physics from the perspective of women. “This award means to […]

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