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Feb 12, 2020

Climbing Into Space

Of the many things NASA astronaut Christina Koch learned while earning three degrees at NC State, one of the most useful was her first foray onto the rock climbing wall at Carmichael Gymnasium.

Feb 7, 2020

Next Generation of Greenhouses May Be Fully Solar Powered

Many greenhouses could become energy neutral by using see-through solar panels to harvest energy.

Jan 23, 2020

Physicist Mack Selected as TED Fellow

Assistant Professor of Physics Katie Mack joins TED's latest class of Fellows and will deliver a talk at the TED2020 conference.

Dec 4, 2019

2 NC State Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science elects 443 fellows, including two from NC State. Meet our newest members of the prestigious organization.

Nov 22, 2019

Physicist Ade Named Among Top Cited Researchers

Harald Ade has been named to a list of the world’s most highly cited researchers.

Nov 18, 2019

Carbon Electronics Cluster Opens New Facility at NC State

NC State inaugurated a new carbon electronics laboratory on Nov. 18, formally launching a state-of-the-art facility that is bringing together scientists and engineers across the university to do cutting-edge work in this emerging field. The 6,000-square-foot facility for the Organic and Carbon Electronics Labs (ORaCEL), housed in the Partners III building on Centennial Campus, is equipped…

Nov 5, 2019

Ready to Put Science to Work

Research and other opportunities at NC State have helped Daniela Fontecha, a double major in physics and chemistry, discover a passion for using science to improve the environment.

Oct 4, 2019

Team Led by NC State Biophysicist Awarded $1.2 Million to Develop Cyborg Cells

Mary Williard Elting, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics, will lead an interdisciplinary team with funding from the National Science Foundation.

Sep 27, 2019

College Honors 5 Extraordinary Alumni and Students

At the annual College of Sciences Awards Dinner, we recognized three alumni and two students for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the college.

Aug 29, 2019

What does the universe look like?

What does the universe look like? How do astronauts sleep? What are the planets named after? Google Autocomplete suggests the most common searches on the internet. We asked NC State Sciences professor Katie Mack and NC State Engineering professor Laura Bottomley to answer some popular out-of-this-world questions. Listen and learn as they talk about everything from what…