Researchers from the UNC Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Sciences didn't catch just any fish in the net on the New River, just outside of Jacksonville. It’s a Red Drum, which just happen to be North Carolina’s State Fish.
UNC-TV Science Week In Review: September 12, 2013
More For Less
Albert Rubin is a retired biological and agricultural engineer working to restore the soil—the living skin of planet Earth. As a boy, Dr. Rubin discovered that dried sludge made the orange trees in his neighborhood bloom and bear fruit. That science experiment led to a lifetime career in soil science. Although Dr. Rubin retired from the department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at NCSU in 2004, that doesn’t mean he’s not working.
Though it seems as if a new microbrew opens in North Carolina almost every week (there are 79 licensed microbreweries in the state now), and craft beer brewing is all the rage (look at the seasonal beers the major brands are brewing), most of us know very little about beer.
So, grab a seat and cold one. Here’s to a little beer learning.
UNC-TV Science Week in Review: September, 5 2013
Dr. Ashok Gopalarathnam is an associate professor of mechanical & aerospace engineering at NCSU. As a boy he read adventure novels about a detective in Special Air Police. Today he uses wind tunnels and computer simulations to understand the physics of vortices and stalls of airplanes, helicopters, and hand-held drones.
When did you discover you wanted to be an aeronautical engineer?
My latest story for North Carolina Science Now takes a look at NC State scientists at the research park in Kannapolis who have perfected a way to harvest the “good stuff" from fruit and add it to other foods, gaining the attention of the military and NASA.
UNC-TV Science Week In Review: August 29, 2013
The Glowing Filament