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UT Austin a Key Player in Science’s Hottest Research Areas for 2023
Researchers at UT Austin are involved in some of the most exciting areas of science and driving groundbreaking discoveries and technologies that impact our world.
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In the News
Austin’s COVID experts are reuniting to take on future pandemic threats
March 16, 2023
Webb Telescope Just Saw More Galaxies In a Snapshot Than Hubble's Deepest Look
March 13, 2023
There May Have Been a Dark Big Bang
March 7, 2023
You Can Turn Your Backyard Into a Biodiversity Hotspot
February 28, 2023
Seven Technologies to Watch in 2023
January 24, 2023
The people and discoveries of UT Austin Natural Sciences lead to extraordinary impact.
Point of Discovery Podcasts
Right Place, Right Time
Like the Hubble Space Telescope before it, the James Webb Space Telescope has the potential to change the course of astronomy and inspire a new generation of astronomers.
Clean energy research from UT Austin scientists holds disruptive potential. It comes just as new technologies are needed most.
A Biological Makerspace
In a little-known Austin tech hub, scientists use robots and AI to find treatments for COVID, fight the war on plastics and much more.
Anthony Varner Q&A
The Undergraduate, Neuroscience