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Researchers engineer improvements of technology used in digital memory

Researchers engineer improvements of technology used in digital memory

November 24, 2014

A team led by UNL researchers has employed a Nobel Prize-winning material and common household chemical to enhance the properties of a component primed for the next generation of high-speed, high-capacity RAM. The team, which published its findings in the Nov. 24 edition of the journal Nature Communications, engineered and tested improvements in the performance of a memory structure known as a ferroelectric tunnel junction.

Researchers working to advance national security, defense

Researchers working to advance national security, defense

November 13, 2014

Research at universities is often considered to be complete at the time of publication of an article in a scientific journal. But fundamental research can also point toward solutions to pressing national security or defense issues.

A number of faculty from UNL and across the University of Nebraska are engaged in NU’s National Strategic Research Institute, a collaboration between the university and the United States Strategic Command. NSRI aims to be a global leader in research on combating weapons of mass destruction.

Women in physical science conference begins Nov. 6

Women in physical science conference begins Nov. 6

October 31, 2014

The sixth annual conference for undergraduate women in physical sciences will be held Nov. 6-8 at the Nebraska Champions Club next to the Memorial Football Stadium at 707 Stadium Drive. On Saturday, the sessions will be held in the Jorgensen Hall building on campus.

Solar eclipse viewing at student observatory

Solar eclipse viewing at student observatory

October 22, 2014

The UNL Student Observatory will be open to the public to allow viewing of a rare partial solar eclipse on Oct. 23. The observatory will be open to the public from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. to provide safe, enlarged views of the interstellar event.

Lunar eclipse viewing event

Lunar eclipse viewing event

October 8, 2014

The student observatory's open house for viewing the October 8 lunar eclipse was featured on UNL Today and local news channel 8.  Turnout was great, and the observatory provided an unobstructed view of the western horizon. ...

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