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Christina Koch at astronomy days event.

Jan 31, 2023

_pace, the Final Frontier

In a triumphant return to Astronomy Days at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, astronaut Christina Koch spells out how even a simple game of Scrabble can take an unexpected turn when you’re floating in zero gravity. 

The NC State Belltower lit red against a night sky

Oct 24, 2022

Physicist LeBlanc Wins $1.15M Chan Zuckerberg Science Diversity Leadership Award

Sharonda LeBlanc, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics, has received a Science Diversity Leadership Award from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI). The five-year, $1.15 million grant will support LeBlanc’s project entitled, “Time-resolved Molecular Mechanisms of Ribosome Assembly.” The project will develop a molecular framework for connecting faulty ribosome assembly with diseases and cancer… 

Dr. Schaefer leaning against a wall in Riddick Hall.

Sep 12, 2022

The Freedom of Flexibility

Following in the footsteps of an NC State pioneer, Dr. Thomas Schaefer has built his extensive physics career in Raleigh. Since Schaefer was named the Wesley O. Doggett Distinguished Professor for the Department of Physics in 2018, private support has given him greater flexibility to Think and Do. 

Graphic shows process of achieving superflorescence at room temperature.

Aug 29, 2022

‘Naturally Insulating’ Material Emits Pulses of Superfluorescent Light at Room Temperature

Work could lead to the development of faster microchips, neurosensors and quantum computing materials. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jun 13, 2022

Understanding Room Temperature Superconductivity

Lex Kemper discusses attempts to untangle the secrets of superconducting material YBCO. 

May 18, 2022

Researchers Use Galaxy as a ‘Cosmic Telescope’ to Study Heart of the Young Universe

A new instrument and powerful telescope have let researchers peer into galactic nurseries. 

White flowers bloom on a tree in front of the Bell Tower

Apr 19, 2022

University Fellowships Office Announces NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education.  

research symposium winners

Apr 7, 2022

Winners Named for 2022 Research Symposium

Twenty-seven students were named winners in nine research categories at the Graduate Student Research Symposium, featuring posters by nearly 200 students. 

Superfluorescence

Mar 31, 2022

Quantum ‘Shock Absorbers’ Allow Perovskite to Exhibit Superfluorescence at Room Temperature

Researchers explain why some perovskites exhibit superfluorescence at high temperatures. 

In this photo, the top of the Belltower is framed by fall foliage.

Mar 17, 2022

NC State Honors 10 Faculty Members with Outstanding Research Award, Induction into Research Leadership Academy

Six Outstanding Research Award winners, as well as four previous award winners, will be inducted into the Research Leadership Academy.