astrophysics

May 22, 2019  |  Physics

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.

May 21, 2019

Katie Mack and JJ Eldridge: Cosmic Endgames

Astrophysicists Katie Mack of NC State and JJ Eldridge of the University of Auckland will give a public talk as part of the Fifty-One Erg workshop.

Mar 14, 2019

Watch Christina Koch Launch Into Space

Join us for a live screening of NC State alumna Christina Koch's launch to the International Space Station.

Jan 17, 2019  |  Physics

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.

Jul 25, 2018

A Scientist Loose in America’s Library: Studying Astrobiology at the Library of Congress

Hear from Lucianne Walkowicz, chair of astrobiology at the Library of Congress and an astronomer at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, about the search for and study of life in the universe.

Jul 14, 2018  |  Faculty

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.

May 30, 2018  |  Alumni & Friends

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.

Feb 16, 2018

Coffee and Viz — Visualizing the Invisible: Gravitational Waves, Neutron Stars and X-Ray Binaries

Physicist John Blondin will take you on an astronomical journey from massive stars to gravitational waves using visualizations from current research in computational astrophysics.

Nov 9, 2017

Science Cafe — Gravitational Waves: Ripples in Space-Time

Join NC State astrophysicist Katie Mack to learn about gravitational waves, why they matter, how we find them, and how they are opening a whole new window to the universe.

Sep 13, 2017  |  Physics

Star Searcher

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