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Black holes trap everything, UT astronomers find

August 7, 2017

UT scientists have shown that black holes are really black — everything goes in and nothing comes out. Einstein’s theory of general relativity suggests that there is a boundary known as...


UT researchers grow knowledge about landscaping in fall exhibit

August 7, 2017

In collaboration between the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and UT scientists, an ongoing exhibition explores different plant propagation, or growing, techniques in landscape construction. The...


All-carbon transistors boost computing power

July 21, 2017

Computers may soon be a thousand times faster than they are now. Scientists at UT Dallas have designed an all-carbon computing system that exploits electromagnetic waves to significantly improve on silicon...


Organ transport could get chillier with new UT research

July 13, 2017

By studying the interactions of a useful but toxic molecule with applications in freezing transplant organs, a team of UT researchers is laying the foundation for safer organ storage and transport. Ice...

UT researchers find mass matters when it comes to star brightness

July 1, 2017

Thought Jupiter was big? Turns out, stars have to weigh at least 70 Jupiters to shine at all. Astronomers at UT and the University of Hawaii studied 31 faint binary systems — or pairs of stars...


UT researchers create nanoparticles to separate oil from water

June 23, 2017

Magnetic nanoparticles can separate oil and water in seconds, according to new research from the UT Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering department. Current methods in the oil and gas industry use a...