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Year: 2019

Dec 13, 2019

Big Volcanic Bump Unlike Anything Seen Before Found on the Moon

National Geographic
“Given that the Late Heavy Bombardment is now looking shakier and shakier, it’s critical that we determine whether those giant lunar impacts really did form at around the same time,” says Paul Byrne, a planetary scientist at North Carolina State University who was not involved with the work. 

Jane Hoppin

Dec 12, 2019

Epidemiologist Hoppin Elected to International Scientific Society

Jane Hoppin, a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious Collegium Ramazzini. 

Students and an instructor sample in the sound with the CMAST building in the background

Dec 10, 2019

Estate Gift Supports Coastal Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

A gift from a friend of the college will provide valuable support for students at the university's Center for Marine Sciences and Technology. 

Jacqueline Krim

Dec 4, 2019

Physicist Krim Named AAAS Fellow

Jacqueline Krim joins the ranks of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science. 

Students practice dredging for plankton off a pier at CMAST in Morehead City

Dec 4, 2019

A Look Back at 2019

Revisit some memorable moments from an extraordinary year of learning and discovery in the College of Sciences. 

The NC State Belltower

Dec 2, 2019

Three Sciences Faculty Receive Distinguished Professorships

Sciences faculty Eric Laber, Brian Reich and Rob Smart have each received distinguished professorships thanks to the support of generous donors. 

Nov 25, 2019

How Climate Change Affects Fall Crops In North Carolina

WFAE
Mark Weathington, Director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University, says that if the heat continues late into a season, then instantly swings to cold, cool-season plants don’t have time to really get established. Adding, plants will adapt the best that they can, but when the weather is erratic it can be tough. 

Harald Ade portrait

Nov 22, 2019

Physicist Ade Named Among Top Cited Researchers

Harald Ade has been named to a list of the world's most highly cited researchers. 

Memorial Belltower on a snowy Feb. day.

Nov 21, 2019

Breaking Down the State Climate Office’s 2019-20 Winter Outlook

Find out why you should keep your entire wardrobe, from heavy coats to short sleeves, at the ready this winter. 

Nov 21, 2019

After a Cold Fall, Forecasters Say NC Can Expect ‘a Little of Everything’ This Winter

Charlotte Observer
The State Climate Office’s annual winter outlook says it is all over the place, thanks to the fact that there is no effect from El Niño in the Pacific, which can make it easier to say what kind of winter is in store for The Old North State.