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 16, 2012 - 2:59pm
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.
June 21, 2012 - 2:11pm
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June 21, 2012 - 12:45pm
Science Cafe: The Battle for North Carolina’s Coast with Stan Riggs. Dr. Riggs is one of four experts on barrier islands who co-authored The Battle for North Carolina's Coast: Evolutionary History, Present Crisis, and Vision for the Future (University of North Carolina Press, Fall, 2011).
June 11, 2012 - 3:26pmNature Research Center makes grand first impression
Meet your favorite meteorologist, find out what causes hurricanes and tornadoes and learn about weird weather phenomena at 'Stormfest', June 16June 7, 2012 - 4:43pm
Fascinated by what causes hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions and other natural disasters? Why does hail vary in size? Ever wondered how animals are affected by the weather? Which emergency response services are dispatched during these events? If you’ve ever asked any of these questions, the third annual StormFest at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh is where you need to be. The free all-day event will be held on Saturday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.