[RALEIGH] - At NASA they’ve called it “Seven Minutes of Terror” — the white-knuckle moments as the new Curiosity rover goes tearing into the Martian atmosphere and, engineers hope, lands safely seven minutes later.
July 30, 2012 - 5:14pm
July 25, 2012 - 2:59pm
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July 25, 2012 - 1:06pm
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Nature Art Gallery will host an exhibit of paintings by Shelly Hehenberger starting Friday, August 3, with an opening reception for the artist from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The show, titled Chaos and Cosmos, continues through Monday, September 3.
July 18, 2012 - 3:53pm
Benjamin Franklin once said, “The only certain things in life are death and taxes,” indicating that change is inevitable. How has the world changed in the last 30 to 40 years? Where would we be without cell phones, DVDs, and the Internet?
July 16, 2012 - 2:59pm
There’s no honor among thieves when it comes to rodent robbers—which turns out to be a good thing for tropical trees that depend on animals to spread their seeds.
July 13, 2012 - 9:37am
Science Cafe: What’s all the fuss about the Higgs boson? Science comedian Brian Malow and NC State University physicist Dean Lee help you understand what the Higgs field is, what the Higgs boson is, and how they can be responsible for other particles having mass. What are particles, anyway?
July 12, 2012 - 2:01pm
On June 5, 2012, we lost a phenomenal American writer … Ray Bradbury.
July 11, 2012 - 2:47pm
Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have recently discovered the Higgs boson. So, what does this mean? What IS the Higgs boson? For that matter, what is the Large Hadron Collider?
July 6, 2012 - 3:56pm
'Force of nature' to retire as science museum director
June 26, 2012 - 5:31pm
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Nature Art Gallery will host an exhibit by North Carolina nature and wildlife photographer Chuck Carmack titled Portraits of Nature Friday, July 6 through July 29, with a reception for the artist on Friday, July 6 from 4 to 6 p.m.