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November 13, 2015
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Our turbulent sun

UD physicist helps explain characteristics of swirling solar wind Just a few hundred yards from the house where Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) lived in Arcetri for the last nine years of his life, the University of Delaware’s William Matthaeus … Continue reading

August 5, 2015
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Business environment: UD graduate Radhika Samant finds career with Thomson Reuters

Recent University of Delaware graduate Radhika Samant always envisioned herself beginning her career in the environmental field but when she was offered a job to work at Thomson Reuters in New York City following Commencement, the opportunity was too good … Continue reading

July 14, 2015
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Robots, computers, humans

Conference explores ethical concerns as technology advances The recent human-computer romance movie Her and the 1940s-era I, Robot series of short stories may have seemed far-fetched to audiences, but, according to philosophers who have considered the issue, similar situations may … Continue reading

March 21, 2015
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Hydrogen fuel: Inexpensive, efficient bi-metallic electrocatalysts may open floodgates for hydrogen fuel

University of Delaware researchers have discovered a cheap and efficient catalyst for converting water to hydrogen fuel (known as hydrogen evolution), a vital step in making hydrogen a viable and sustainable energy source. “The rising concerns about carbon dioxide emissions … Continue reading

March 13, 2015
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Sustainable textiles: UD assists South Africa in revitalizing its cotton industry

South Africa is working to revitalize its cotton textile and apparel industry, which has been damaged by the availability of inexpensive imported clothing, by focusing on sustainability — a focus that is expected to benefit from the University of Delaware’s … Continue reading