Researchers Simulate Scattering of Helium Nuclei Within Stars
An NC State physicist has helped develop a new computational method to understand the synthesis of elements within stars.
Office Space: Steve Reynolds
Go inside the work space of astrophysicist Steve Reynolds, whose interests range from stellar explosions to classical violin.
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.
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.
In this video, see how astrophysicist Carla Fröhlich learns about the chemical elements all around us by studying faraway stars and supernovae.
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.
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.
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.
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.