Jul 24, 2019 | Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Campus at the Coast
Learn about the college's marine science education, research and outreach at NC State's Center for Marine Sciences and Technology.
Aug 1, 2019 | Research and Innovation
The Uncertainty of Detecting Planets
Planetary geologist Paul Byrne explains how uncertainty can help improve our knowledge of the natural world and tell us what questions to ask next.
Jul 15, 2019 | Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Geologist Owen Named Head of MEAS Department
Lewis Owen, a prominent geologist at the University of Cincinnati, has been named head of the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences.
Aug 13, 2019
Not Just Genes: Environment Also Shaped Population Variation in First Americans
New research finds that genes and environment drove population divergence in the first Americans.
Aug 5, 2019
Researchers Forecast Failure in Disordered Materials
Physicists forecasted likely points of failure in two-dimensional disordered laser-cut lattices without needing to study detailed states of the material.
In the News More Media Coverage
Jul 2, 2019
Oyster Restoration Work Nears Completion
Coastal Review Online
“We recently completed a comprehensive survey of reefs in Pamlico Sound, including reefs that are harvested, natural, intertidal and subtidal. And what we found, is that while subtidal sanctuary oyster reefs in Pamlico Sound only occupy about 6% of the total footprint of oysters, they account for an estimated 40% of the oyster population in Pamlico Sound,” said Dave Eggleston, director of NC State’s Center for Marine Science and Technology.
Jul 1, 2019
Fossilized Dino Bones Are Home to Diverse Microbial Communities
Some of the most widely publicized reports of ancient proteins have been based on samples that are tens of millions of years old. The lab of NC State paleontologist Mary Schweitzer, for example, has published multiple papers describing the presence of soft tissue and proteins in pieces of bone from Tyrannosaurus rex and other dinosaurs.
Jul 1, 2019
As moon landing anniversary arrives, astronaut Christina Koch makes history of her own
The News & Observer
“Most kids probably dream of becoming an astronaut. I was just the one that never grew out of it,” said Koch in an interview Monday with The News & Observer from the space station. Koch, a graduate of N.C. State University, left for space March 14 and has been in orbit for just over 100 days as a flight engineer for NASA’s expedition 59 and 60.