Posted Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:42:00 -0700Come celebrate International Observe the Moon Night at the UI Observatory from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. Telescopes will be available for you to check out the moon's craters, mountains and lava fields with your own eyes. Experts from the Department of Physics will be on hand to answer all your lunar questions. Learn more here. Read more
Posted Tue, 05 Jul 2016 08:00:00 -0700The exploration of our outer solar system is about to hit a real slump. NASA is celebrating Juno's arrival at Jupiter, but in less than two years, Juno will be gone — it's slated to plunge into the gas giant and burn up. The Cassini spacecraft, now orbiting Saturn, will meet the same fate next year.
Posted Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:00:00 -0700A tiny moon orbiting Saturn might be the perfect place to discover extraterrestrial life — and a University of Idaho graduate student led a project suggesting a way to find out. Read more
Posted Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:00:00 -0700The College of Graduate Studies would like to congratulate all of the doctoral candidates would participated in the first inaugural 3MT competition at the University of Idaho. COGS hosted its first 3MT on April 12, 2016. We had 11 amazing doctoral students present their research to an audience and a panel of judges. Three minutes isn’t a lot of time, but our students did a fantastic job staying within the limits. For more information about the 3MT, please visit our website. Videos of the winning 3MT presentations will be posted on our website soon. Read more
Posted Mon, 04 Apr 2016 09:30:00 -0700A University of Idaho engineering and science student has been selected to receive a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship through the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Read more
Posted Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:30:00 -0800A University of Idaho researcher will dig into the details of nanotechnology-based explosives detection with a grant from the Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research. Read more
Posted Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:35:00 -0800A recent study from NASA's Cassini mission proves that, in the mysterious and beautiful rings of Saturn, appearances can be deceiving. Researchers led by University of Idaho assistant professor of physics Matthew Hedman “weighed” the central parts of Saturn’s most massive ring for the first time, and the results suggest the ring is much less massive than some researchers had expected. Read more
Posted Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:47:00 -0800The UI College of Science is pleased to announce this year’s Hill Undergraduate Research Fellowships to the following students: Elijah Benson (Biology), “Bound and gagged: effects of tetherin against diverse respiratory viruses”, Tanya Miura, mentor. Read more