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UMD/NASA Goddard Instrument to Fly on Space Station

NASA has selected a proposal developed by UMD and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for a new instrument that will join a growing suite of technologies deployed on the International Space Station.
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Libraries to Extend Md. Historic Newspaper Project

The University of Maryland Libraries will extend its project to digitize historic Maryland newspapers, thanks to a $290,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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Researchers Find Three Surprisingly Dry Exoplanets

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapor in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the sun — and have come up nearly dry.
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Creating Optical Cables Out of Thin Air

Physics Professor Howard Milchberg created "air waveguides" to enhance light signals collected from distant sources.
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UMD Center Receives $3+ Million from NIH to Bolster National Drug Surveillance System

Data from new system will inform rapid and effective public health responses.
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Bird Watching in the 21st Century

Birdsnap—a new app developed with the help of a UMD computer scientist—can identify birds from photos, using methods borrowed from facial recognition software.