Researchers at The University of New Mexico uncover remnants of early solar system
Scientists believe the solar system was formed some 4.6 billion years ago when a cloud of gas and dust collapsed under gravity possibly triggered by a cataclysmic explosion from a nearby massive star or supernova.
School of Engineering in pilot program to reward faculty research
The University of New Mexico School of Engineering is participating in a pilot program that provides faculty with a financial incentive for participating in research.
Mysteries of the mind: unlocking clues of cognitive dysfunction risk & mental disorders
For decades, research has produced vast amounts of data on how the brain works – how we think, how we learn, what happens when the brain is injured – and it is moving toward diagnosing mental illnesses that affect millions, like depression or schizophrenia.
UNM to participate in $15 million NSF program to create first practical quantum computer
Researchers at The University of New Mexico will participate in a $15 million, multi-university collaboration as part of a National Science Foundation program designed with the audacious goal of building the world’s first practical quantum computer.
New director announced for Southwest Hispanic Research Institute
The Southwest Hispanic Research Institute (SHRI) at The University of New Mexico will be under new leadership when students arrive back on campus for classes.
NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research site
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico with a research focus on environmental changes in dryland ecotones.