Science

11/07/2017 - 10:10am

Can engineering change the basic laws of physics? That is one of the questions three professors and a former student at the University of North Texas are attempting to answer. They have been awarded a $1,997,222 National Science Foundation grant that will explore such questions. 

10/31/2017 - 9:25am

New research has astronomers believing that most stars outside of the solar system have one or more planets orbiting them called extrasolar planets – or exoplanets – some of which could potentially harbor life. The Kepler space telescope has had great success in detecting exoplanets by measuring the dip in light of a planet’s host star as the planet passes in front of it. But, can a properly trained amateur astronomer also detect such transits? 

09/12/2017 - 10:08am

A University of North Texas faculty member, a graduate student and an undergraduate student have been recognized as UNT’s 2017 Innovator Award winners.

07/19/2017 - 9:06am

The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science's Early Summer Research Programs brings students who have just been accepted to the academy to the University of North Texas campus the summer before they begin classes at UNT, to do research with faculty mentors.

07/12/2017 - 12:19pm

The University of North Texas gave three local teachers the opportunity to go back to school.

The university hosted the teachers last month during the Summer Science Institute with the aim of helping them develop lesson plans in English and Spanish.

05/12/2017 - 12:30pm

Amber Lu, a student from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas has been named a 2017 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Winner.

05/11/2017 - 11:33am

The team, led by Alexandra Ponette-Gonzalez in the Department of Geography and the Environment, is collecting black carbon on tree leaves to determine how trees filter out air pollutants.

04/12/2017 - 10:38am

A University of North Texas student has been awarded with one of the highest honors in the scientific community. Michael Thomas, a doctoral student studying in the Department of Chemistry, has been selected to receive a 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

04/04/2017 - 8:29am

Sponsored by the UNT Honors College, but open to all UNT students who are earning bachelor's degrees, Scholars Day gives students a chance to present their research in the same way that faculty members and other professionals present at conferences, either through display of research posters or by giving oral research paper presentations.

03/21/2017 - 9:27am

Arabidopsis thaliana is a seed so tiny that it can fit into Abraham Lincoln’s eye on a penny. Its small size, rapid life cycle and ability to produce thousands of seeds make this plant perfect for research. Now scientists who use it for studies have a new advantage.