Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Six of the seven highest precipitation events in Coastal North Carolina since 1898 have occurred within the last 20 years, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences researchers found.
Working with the Environmental Defense Fund this summer, Cassidy Harding is realizing her high school dream of becoming an environmental scientist.
Biology Professor Gregory Copenhaver has received a Breakthrough Technology Award from the National Science Foundation. The awards fund research aimed at advancing functional genomics and crop breeding.
Computer Science Professor Ron Alterovitz was recognized with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are in the early stages of their independent research careers.
In this week’s episode of UNC’s Well Said podcast, assistant professor Nicholas Law from the physics and astronomy department discusses the Evryscope, how he and his team use it to monitor 50 million stars and what they’ve found so far.
Associate professor Andrew Mann is building small satellites in campus makerspaces to discover young planets that could one day sustain life.
From the shores of New Jersey to the North Carolina coast, Pete Peterson has always loved the ocean. He’s spent nearly five decades researching its marine life, fighting for its protection, and guiding the next generation of marine scientists to do the same.