The findings show the icy worlds Eris and Makemake are more internally evolved than once believed and set the stage for considering them as the most distant candidates for habitability in the solar system.
UCF attendees are encouraged to share their MegaCon experiences by tagging @UCF on social media.
UCF is No. 1 in Florida for computer and information sciences expenditures and No. 2 for engineering funding, according to a new NSF report.
Centaurs exhibit traits of both comets and asteroids and offer insights into the early formation of the solar system.
The fellowship is granted to STEM majors and graduate students who intend to pursue a doctoral degree and can complete a research project relevant to the DoD’s interests.
The multi-institutional work is funded by a nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation.
The honor is designed to recognize some of UCF’s brightest stars who shine a positive light on UCF and in their respective fields.
The award from the multinational electronics corporation will fund the development of infrared night vision and thermal sensing camera technology for cellphones and consumer electronics.
UCF planetary scientist Kerri Donaldson Hanna is part of the NASA mission that will create high-resolution maps of water ice on the moon, which will be crucial for future space exploration.
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