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The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. Photo: Creative Commons / WikiMedia
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Arecibo Observatory Gets $5.8 Million Grant To Upgrade Telescope


Scientists who run the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico are getting a multi million dollar grant to improve the massive radio telescope. The $5.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation will pay for the design and installation of a super-sensitive antenna for the 1,000 ft. diameter dish.
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John Burns (l) and Ricardo Garcia. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Local News

Intersection: Veteran Entrepreneurs


UCF’s Business Incubation Program is partnering with Veterans Florida’s entrepreneurship program. The course is designed to help veterans push through some of the challenges that face any business owner trying to turn an idea into reality. Ricardo Garcia from UCF’s Business Incubation Program and John Burns with Eagle Six, a company that provides technology services to the defense sector, join us to discuss what the program expects this year and the chances veteran entrepreneurs have of finding success.
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UCF’s 5th President Dale Whittaker talks with students on July 2.  Photo: Christen Kelley
Local News

New UCF President Dale Whittaker Sets Focus On The Future


Dale Whittaker started his first day as UCF’s fifth president Monday by having coffee with students in the union. Whittaker was formerly UCF provost and executive vice president. Whittaker was formerly UCF provost and executive vice president. He is succeeding President John C. Hitt, who held the position for the last 26 years.
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A variety of 3D printed arms lay on a table at the clinical trial unveiling at UCF this month. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Local News

Intersection: Limbitless Solutions


Limbitless Solutions is embarking on a clinical trial to test the next generation of 3D printed arms for kids with congenital limb loss. The new designs in this trial may be the first step of the evolution of 3D printed prosthetic.
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