U.S. Reps. John Tierney and Katherine Clark, as well as staff members from U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren’s offices, visited Northeastern’s unique urban coastal research facility in Nahant on Wednesday to learn more about the interdisciplinary work taking place there.
Northeastern hosted the first in a series of regional workshops for the Materials Genome Initiative, an Obama administration effort to reduce the time and cost needed to develop novel materials that can advance manufacturing and strengthen the economy.
At the first annual Sustaining Coastal Cities conference, national and international leaders began a conversation on the future of fisheries.
At a symposium hosted by Northeastern on Tuesday, a pioneering chemist marveled at the human body’s ability to flourish in the face of exposure to thousands of harmful pathogens.
This summer, Northeastern opened a high-tech visitor center that captures the experience of a Northeastern education through a new approach to the college visit.
Geoff Trussell, Chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Director of Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, presented the Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative at the College of Science Colloquium on Wednesday.
Last week, Northeastern hosted a conference at which experts from around the world sought to more accurately define humic substances, which help maintain fertile farmland.
Today is Feb. 29, the extra day we add to the calendar in leap years. But why do we need this extra day, and what is the science behind it? And what about the lesser-known leap second – which delegates from more than 70 nations recently debated whether to abolish? We asked Murray Gibson, dean of the College of Science, to answer these questions – as well as how early scientists discovered the need to adjust the calendar.
College of Science Dean Murray Gibson tickles the ivories to illustrate the physics behind music and how it gave us the blues.
Murray Gibson, founding dean of the College of Science, examines the history of nanoscience — and what studying nature means for its future.
J. Murray Gibson, the founding dean of Northeastern’s new College of Science, discusses his goals for research and teaching, and how Northeastern should be the best in the world in certain areas of science.
Dr. J. Murray Gibson will lead the new College of Science, one of three new, distinct colleges being launched by the university this fall.