Forming fifty miles above the Earth's poles in summer, these electric blue clouds were recently photographed over the course of five days at their home in the mesosphere by a NASA long-duration balloon mission.
North Carolina’s preferred way to fight coastal erosion might be leading to greater risk of rip-current drownings and shorebreak injuries. A group of scientists think the possibility deserves much more serious investigation.
Flytrex, an Israeli company, plans to begin delivering food using drones through a test program in Holly Springs this fall. Flytrex teamed up with eCommerce company AHA to begin drone food deliveries in Iceland last year.
Millions of Americans are submitting their DNA to companies, like AncestryDNA, to find out more about their ethnic backgrounds. Here's what happens to your sample and the privacy rights you have over your data.
Monica Jenkins, executive director of the three-year-old Duke Technology Scholars program sets students up with summer internships, houses them together and offers programming and mentoring to keep them in the gender-imbalanced field.
NASA has assigned NC State graduate Christina Koch, who was among NASA’s 2015 graduating class with the highest percentage of women, to serve with a crew on the International Space Station scheduled to launch in 2019.
New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides valuable insight into the navigation and nesting behaviors of loggerhead sea turtles that could inform future conservation efforts.
SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday, February 6, becoming the most powerful rocket to be used. After the rocket launched, its two side cores successfully landed at the company’s landing zone.
VIDEO: A supermoon rises behind the Bank of America Corporate Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday, January 30. This timelapse video was captured by Drew Carlisle. He told Storyful he filmed the event over a period of 16 minutes. In a t
VIDEO: A 23 second piece of NASA's livestream of the “lunar trifecta” event on January 31, a so-called “super blue blood moon.” According to NASA, the full moon on January 31 was “special for three reasons”. Firstly, it was the third in a series o
A recent study looked at the donated brains of former football players from high school to professional. Researchers found a change in the brains of former NFL players, known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE.
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