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Kaku — a best-selling author, physicist and futurist — is one of world’s most recognized figures in science; tickets are free.
News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
A pedestrian lighting system, a new pallet design for warehouses, a remote-controlled device that can detect IEDs, and a location-sharing app designed to encourage human interaction among more than 30 projects on display.
Physics professor Michael Pravica teams up with Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch in Bleacher Report web series.
Microgrids are a key building block toward a wide-ranging future smart grid better able to respond to energy needs.
UNLV welcomes inaugural SEA-Phages class, a two-semester, discovery-based undergraduate research course.
Get ready for the sun to go dark during the day, but don't grab your shades. UNLV astrophysicist Jason Steffen on being humbled by the universe.
Rounding up our favorite social media moments from the week of July 21-27.
Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.
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Metal Rebel places eighth in the world during the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals. Their goal: Build a robot capable of disaster relief work. View the slideshow.
Engineering grads showcase their ideas for new products.
As expert on science communication, religion and politics.
An expert on desert ecology and climate change.