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Tracey Peake

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 22, 2021

Grant Will Fund Climate Resilience Strategies for Frontline Communities in the Carolinas

NC State will lead a multi-institutional effort to develop climate resilience solutions in frontline communities in the Carolinas. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 10, 2021

Neutron Beam More Accurate Probe Than X-ray, Could Also Be Used to Find Physics’ ‘Fifth’ Forces

A neutron beam technique gave researchers more accurate measurements of silicon's properties and could be used to detect elusive fifth forces, such as dark energy. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Aug 19, 2021

Partition Function Zeros Are ‘Shortcut’ to Thermodynamic Calculations on Quantum Computers

A new method enables quantum computers to measure the thermodynamic properties of systems by calculating the zeros of the partition function. 

mosquitofish

Jul 7, 2021

Human-Driven Habitat Change Leads to Physical, Behavioral Change in Mosquitofish

Human-caused habitat change drives changes in behavior and brain size in Bahamian mosquitofish. 

superfluorescence

Jun 23, 2021

Common Perovskite Superfluoresces at High Temperatures

A common perovskite's superfluorescent properties may make it useful for quantum computing. 

Venus

Jun 23, 2021

‘Pack Ice’ Tectonics Reveal Venus’ Geological Secrets

Venus' surface shows evidence of tectonic motion that could mean the planet is still geologically active. 

Venus

Jun 14, 2021

NASA Is Returning to Venus to Learn How It Became a Hot Poisonous Wasteland

Paul Byrne discusses why exploring Venus is vital to understanding the past — and possibly the future — of Earth. 

C. oblonga

May 10, 2021

Invasive Species Alters Marine Community, Interferes in Recovery Following Natural Disasters

Clavelina oblonga is an invasive species that reduces diversity in marine fouling communities and interferes with post-disaster recovery. 

Hurricane Dorian, 2019

Apr 29, 2021

Model Could Create Hurricane Forecasts up to 18 Months in Advance

A new model that incorporates machine learning could enable longer-range hurricane forecasts. 

A satellite image of the North Atlantic with 5 active hurricanes on September 14.

Apr 14, 2021

2021 Hurricane Season Will Be Active, NC State Researchers Predict

We can expect 15 to 18 named storms to develop in the Atlantic basin this year, researchers predict.