The Feb. 22, 2017, announcement by NASA of the discovery of seven Earth-size exoplanets was “one of the most interesting announcements in a long, long time,” said Clemson University philosophy professor Kelly Smith, who consults with NASA and the European Space Agency about ethical and societal issues related to space exploration.
People who want to contribute to science by photographing this summer’s total solar eclipse can find out how Thursday, Feb. 23, at Clemson University.
CLEMSON – Since its inception four years ago, Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center has grown larger and bolder in leaps and bounds. So … why not throw a party! Faculty, staff and student researchers did just that on Jan. 31, gathering in a long hallway inside the university’s futuristic Life Sciences Facility to celebrate […]
Researchers from Clemson and the University of Alabama team up for two important projects: one seeks to understand what causes war, the other looks to the sky for answers.
NASA says it will find life on other planets within the next 20 years. Clemson's Kelly Smith asks what Earthlings' moral and ethical responsibilities are.
A team of Clemson physicists has discovered how to increase by five-fold the energy capacity of supercapacitors without sacrificing strength or durability using specially designed layers of atom-thick carbon sheets called graphene.
Clemson University and the University of Louisville will clash in one of this year’s most anticipated college football games, but the schools team together to understand space weather.
Clemson researchers Feng Ding and Weiguo Cao recently received a collaborative $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to attain a deeper understanding of the intricate inner workings of Type 2 diabetes.
Cardiologist Waenard L. Miller and his wife, Sheila, of Frisco, Texas, have given $2 million to Clemson University to establish the Dr. Waenard L. Miller, Jr. ’69 and Sheila M. Miller Endowed Chair in Medical Physics.
Emily Thompson's sensible flats are firmly planted on terra firma. She'll graduate in May as one of Clemson's most-decorated physics undergraduates ever, racking up honors from a Goldwater Fellowship to an Astronaut Scholarship and "every award available to her at Clemson," according to Mark Leising, the interim dean of the new College of Science.
Several exceptional students from the College of Engineering and Science were honored in April at the annual Honors and Awards ceremony in the Madren Conference Center ballroom. The awards were aimed at honoring the college’s best and brightest students. Many are engaged in service projects that are improving the quality of life not only for […]
Seven Clemson University students have received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation, and five others received honorable mention awards in the national competition.
Five Clemson University researchers have brought home some of the nation’s top awards for junior faculty members and are helping make robots fly, develop new medicines, save buildings from the wrecking ball and create new ways to make fertilizer.
A Clemson University researcher is using a high-profile funding award to better understand tiny particles that have improved everyday products and shown promise for engineering better medicines but have also raised concerns about environmental and biological safety. Feng Ding, an assistant professor of physics, is furthering his research into nanoparticles with a $506,569 award from […]
Mark D. Leising, who chairs Clemson University's physics and astronomy department, has been appointed interim dean of the new College of Science.