The coast-to-coast total solar eclipse that will pass directly over Clemson Aug. 21 is still more than five months away, but Clemson University scientists are already making appearances at events leading up to the grand spectacle. On March 11, more than 1,200 kids from around the Upstate poured into the sprawling Roper Mountain Science Center complex for “Space Day 2017,” a daylong event that featured scientists, educators and dozens of hands-on, space-related exhibits.
A total solar eclipse will streak across the United States from coast to coast on Aug. 21. And the best news is, it will pass directly over Clemson.
Award-winning journalist and media specialist Jim Melvin named director of public communications and marketing for Clemson University’s College of Science.
When the universe was young, a supermassive black hole — bloated to the bursting point with stupendous power — heaved out a jet of particle-infused energy that raced through the vastness of space at nearly the speed of light. Billions of years later, a trio of Clemson University scientists, led by College of Science astrophysicist Marco Ajello, […]
A trio of Clemson University scientists has discovered five supermassive and immensely powerful black holes that were formed when the universe was young.
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.