Topic: space

Research | February 14, 2020
UNLV doctoral student Pouya Shojaei among nine selected in NASA collaboration project.
A UNLV student wearing goggles, and one wearing a hat and glasses, stare at materials in a vice.
Research | September 25, 2019
On-campus lab testing materials for NASA Artemis Program’s Orion spacecraft.
petri dish and beakers containing liquids
Research | December 26, 2018
In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.
The Milky Way Galaxy seen over the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array west of Socorro, New Mexico.
Research | December 12, 2018
Astrophysicists discover a large population of potential young planets in distant solar systems.
image of moon orbits
Research | September 18, 2018
UNLV astrophysicists ponder "reservoirs of life" on the moons of planets expelled by their hosts and drifting through the galaxy.
two stars in space
Research | July 2, 2018
To go further and faster than anything before, the Breakthrough Starshot mission will rely on unproven technology.
UNLV engineering students
Campus News | December 27, 2017
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.
Alyssa Crittenden
Research | December 26, 2017
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
Frank Cucinotta
Research | June 5, 2017
New predictive model shows radiation from cosmic rays extends from damaged to otherwise healthy “bystander” cells, effectively doubling cancer risk.