Feb 15, 2024
North Carolina Space Grant and North Carolina Sea Grant are offering a joint funding opportunity for graduate student interdisciplinary research. Full-time graduate students at colleges and universities in North Carolina are eligible to apply for the $10,000 award. Applications are due April 8, 2024.
Oct 12, 2023
Every day, there are more than 45,000 flights carrying 2.9 million airline passengers in the United States alone. Operational conditions from environmental and human-introduced factors can damage or weaken the structure. Researchers at NC State University in the College of Engineering are working on new technologies to reveal damage that lies beneath an aircraft's surface.
Aug 4, 2023
North Carolina Space Grant and Sea Grant programs are pleased to announce the 2023-24 joint research fellow. Colleen Brown, a Ph.D. student at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s Center for Marine Science, is studying water quality in the Lower Cape Fear River Watershed.
Aug 9, 2022
Real astrobotany is very different from the fictional exploits of Mark Watney, the botanist/engineer astronaut stuck on Mars in the story. However, some definite parallels exist between life and fiction. NC Space Grant graduate fellow Aurora Toennisson speaks about her research to grow plants on other planets, the challenges of astrobotany and how The Martian gets it wrong--and right.