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What's Happening

Feb. 9, 2017

Four faculty researchers have been turning heads in their fields and well beyond.

Feb. 3, 2017

Exoplanet discoveries have opened up brash new ways to think about the way systems operate in distant galaxies, and challenged how we approach own galactic neighborhood.

Feb. 1, 2017

"Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery" brings College of Sciences together with UNLV Galleries for an exhibit of images and objects related to UNLV research.

Jan. 26, 2017

Students pitch in on a project to restore native vegetation around the drought-stricken Lake Mead. View the photo essay by UNLV photographer Josh Hawkins.

Jan. 17, 2017

More than a dozen students will partner with the National Park Service and other groups on a restoration project to add native plants, protect shoreline, and boost wildlife.

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The High Pressure Science and Engineering Center (HiPSEC) is supported by the DOE-NNSA Stewardship Science Academic Alliances. HiPSEC is based at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and is a multidisciplinary research group consisting of faculty, staff and students of the Physics and Astronomy , Geoscience, Chemistry and Engineering Departments.