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Christina Koch is helped out of a landing capsule

Feb 6, 2020

Alumna Astronaut Koch Returns to Earth

Look back on some of the highlights of Christina Koch's 11-month International Space Station mission. 

Sanjana Curtis leaning against a bicycle

Nov 6, 2019

Adventures Abroad

Physics Ph.D. student Sanjana Curtis chronicles her five weeks of research and learning in Europe. 

Katie Mack and Laura Bottomley

Aug 30, 2019

What Does the Universe Look Like?

We asked NC State Sciences professor Katie Mack and NC State Engineering professor Laura Bottomley to answer some popular out-of-this-world questions. 

Ana Sofia Uzsoy

May 22, 2019

Goldwater Scholar Ana Sofia Uzsoy: Intelligent Life

Goldwater Scholar and physics major Ana Sofia Uzsoy is doing research to help us understand the universe at every scale. 

Astrophysicist Katie Mack stares up at a starry night sky

Jan 17, 2019

Disorientation: A Science Poem by Katie Mack

Astrophysicist Katie Mack encourages us to "see [our] world from four billion miles away" in this poem, presented in text and video formats. 

John Blondin delivers an astrophysics lecture at the 2018 State of the Sciences event.

Jul 14, 2018

Blondin Named Senior Associate Dean for Administration

John Blondin, an internationally prominent astrophysicist, has been named the college's new senior associate dean for administration. 

Christina Hammock Koch

May 30, 2018

Alumna Assigned to International Space Station Mission

NC State alumna Christina Hammock Koch is slated to serve as a flight engineer on an April 2019 NASA mission. 

Carla Frohlich, astrophysics

Sep 13, 2017

Star Searcher

In this video, see how astrophysicist Carla Fröhlich learns about the chemical elements all around us by studying faraway stars and supernovae. 

NC State Belltower at night

Aug 23, 2017

Physicist Richard Longland Receives DOE Early Career Research Award

The prestigious award will support Longland's research on the life cycles of stars, with the goal of better understanding how the elements in the universe were made. 

Astrophysicist Katie Mack stares up at a starry night sky

Jun 7, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Katie Mack

Katie Mack's enthusiasm and skill for talking with the public about astronomy in accessible language have made her a go-to source for research on how the universe works.