Astronaut Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor activates the in-space portion of the experiment that Durham students designed.
January 4, 2019
If you have done any baking at all, chances are you already have the first line of the recipe memorized: preheat oven to 350 degrees. Yes, it’s a fairly nice round number. Yes, it’s also pretty easy to turn the temperature knob to that setting (not too much twisting). And yes, if you have an oven with a digital setting there aren’t too many keypad buttons to push. But that’s not the reason 350 degrees seems to be cooking’s magic number. It’s the chemistry.
Your stomach can handle overeating, but it gets better at stretching if you do it all the time
November 21, 2018
Piles of mashed potatoes. Turkey. Stuffing. Gravy over all of it. Plus: sweet potato casserole. Obligatory salad. And yes, pie.
“Just try a little of everything,” you say, as your plate fills to capacity.
Want to tour a North Carolina system university? But can’t because gas is expensive? Or your car broke down? Too tired?
Good news dear student (or parent!) The University of North Carolina System created free 360-degree virtual reality (VR) tours of all 16 campuses.
The tours showcase campus highlights—libraries, laboratories, quads and more. The initiative is part of the System’s Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), a program that encourages first-time or low-income high school students to attend college.