A crack in the Antarctic ice shelf known as Larsen C has grown by 17 miles since the beginning of December, according to news reports. Scientists warn that a giant iceberg may soon break away from the shelf. We asked Northeastern’s Daniel Douglass, an expert in glacial geography, to explain why ice shelves form, what causes them to crack, and how they affect the environment.
Hundreds of girls, their families, volunteers, mentors, and staff attended this year’s “Show Me the Science” at Northeastern University.
Some 100 high school students spent Thursday meeting faculty members, touring labs and research facilities, and seeing science in action at Northeastern as part of the American Junior Academy of Science’s annual conference.
“It was a dream come true,” said chemistry major Clarissa Santori, who can be seen on tonight’s episode at 7:30 on CBS.
Research led by Northeastern professor Lisa Feldman Barrett found, for the first time, that the neurotransmitter dopamine is involved in human bonding, bringing the brain’s reward system into our understanding of how we form human attachments.
Adam Ding, Associate Professor in Mathematics, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about his research at Northeastern University.
Christopher Lane, a Physics PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.
Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Physics Pran Nath says because of the monumental changes in particle physics in the past four decades, he decided to write a book.
NU Talk 2017 brought together several student researchers from across the scientific disciplines in a series of presentations representing the vast scope of research underway in labs on campus and on co-ops around the world. The event “aimed to paint a picture of the future and divine our role in that future,” said Alexander Farahani, S’18.
As Dean of the College of Science I wish to reach out and offer the support of our community to those students, staff and faculty who are potentially affected by the recent Immigration Executive Order.