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UNM team captures stories of pandemic resilience

UNM team captures stories of pandemic resilience

Four students from various disciplines throughout The University of New Mexico, under the direction of visiting assistant professor Joni Palmer of the School of Architecture and Planning, set out to capture stories of how people and their communities were staying resilient in the face of the challenges posed by the pandemic.

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Scientists discover new exoplanet with an atmosphere ripe for study

Scientists discover new exoplanet with an atmosphere ripe for study

An international group of collaborators, including scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and The University of New Mexico, have discovered a new, temperate sub-Neptune sized exoplanet with a 24-day orbital period orbiting a nearby M dwarf star.

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Class brings together students from UNM and Mexico

Class brings together students from UNM and Mexico

Associate Professor Anna Nogar of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The University of New Mexico and former UNM Mexico Studies Chair Lorena Ojeda-Dávila, professor at the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, recently collaborated on a project that brought together students from UNM and Mexico to foster international conversation and cultural exchange and gave participants a chance to interact across borders despite pandemic restrictions.

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New advancement in Nanophotonics explains how collections of hot nanoparticles cool down

New advancement in Nanophotonics explains how collections of hot nanoparticles cool down

Inspired by this great promise, scientists from The University of New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and the Institute of Optics in Spain have published a study that gives new insight into the way that collections of nanoparticles radiatively exchange heat with one another and their environment.

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Study: Wildfires threaten river networks in the western U.S.

Study: Wildfires threaten river networks in the western U.S.

A new study conducted by researchers from The University of New Mexico has found that wildfires — which have been increasing in frequency, severity and extent around the globe — are one of the largest drivers of aquatic impairment in the western United States, threatening our water supply.

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UNM professor continues to find trove of info from El Mirón find

UNM professor continues to find trove of info from El Mirón find

In 2010 Lawrence Straus, Emeritus Leslie Spier Distinguished Professor at The University of New Mexico, and a Spanish student found the woman’s remains, including her jaw, after Straus had what he described as “a hunch” to dig in an area behind an engraved block at the back of the cave’s huge vestibule.

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UNM researchers optimize solar power using AI

UNM researchers optimize solar power using AI

University of New Mexico Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. candidate Guillermo Terrén-Serrano and Professor Manel Martínez-Ramón, in association with New Mexico Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NM EPSCoR), have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that optimizes the performance of solar power by predicting cloud cover.

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