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Christina Koch at astronomy days event.

Jan 31, 2023

Sciences Alumna Christina Koch Returns to North Carolina for Astronomy Days

Astronaut Christina Koch, who earned a bachelor's in physics from NC State, hosted a Q&A at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences' Astronomy Days.

View of the Evolutionary Biology and Behavior Research Lab at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Aug 24, 2022

Making Science Communication Make Sense

A partnership between NC State and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is opening new windows on the world of science communication.

Meg with tooth injury

May 12, 2022

What Caused This Megatooth Shark’s Massive Toothache?

Paleontologist Lindsay Zanno and two students studied a deformed tooth from an Otodus megalodon shark to determine the root cause.

Spring blooms surround the Memorial Belltower.

Apr 28, 2022

Spring 2022 in Review: The Semester in Photos

With finals underway and graduation approaching, we’re taking a look back at some of the college’s highlights from the spring semester. 

Toy dinos

Apr 25, 2022

Exploring the Origins of Molecular Paleontology

Postdoctoral research scholar Elizabeth Jones' new book traces the history, people and projects involved in exploring the ancient world.

Lindsay Zanno prospecting

Mar 10, 2022

The Deep Past and the Deep Future: Q&A With Paleontologist Zanno

Paleontologist Lindsay Zanno discusses what Earth's past can tell us about its future.

Dueling Dinosaurs fossil

Dec 1, 2020

Dueling Dinosaurs: A Q&A With Lindsay Zanno

Paleontologist Lindsay Zanno talks about her acquisition of the Dueling Dinosaurs fossil and what it could reveal.

Lindsay Zanno leads a lab tour

May 18, 2016

Night at the Museum

More than 600 College of Sciences alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends came together for a night of science, food and family fun at the college’s annual State of the Sciences event.

Mar 5, 2013

Learn all about “artificial photosynthesis” at upcoming Science Cafe

The energy needs for our society will double in the next 35 years. Where will this energy come from? One possibility is to convert the sun’s energy into a liquid fuel, much like plants convert the sun’s energy into sugars. An upcoming Science Cafe, led by NC State chemist Walter Weare, will discuss state-of-the-art research in…