science

October 16, 2017 - 11:57am
Syracuse University on Monday joined a worldwide announcement of a discovery in gravitational wave research.

Syracuse University officials joined the National Science Foundation on Monday to announce a discovery that confirmed the origins of gold, platinum and other heavy metals.

April 22, 2017 - 3:03pm
Syracuse's Clinton Square hosted one of the 610 satellite marches as part of a worldwide movement advocating for people to support the sciences.

A light drizzle didn’t stop hundreds from swarming Clinton Square on Saturday morning to support the March for Science, a worldwide movement that took place in six continents and all 50 states in the U.S.

May 29, 2016 - 1:14pm
Although underrepresented in many science and technology fields, undergraduate SU women are stopping at nothing.

When asked about the challenges for female students in science and technology fields, Sharon Alestalo is quick to mention "molehills" of disadvantages.

The program director for Syracuse University's WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) said researcher Virginia Valian accurately described how women find it difficult to break into male-dominated fields.  

February 11, 2015 - 12:48pm
Students formed teams, constructed robots and pitted them against one another in the statewide robotics competition.

The crowd roared at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena and Events Center.

“30 seconds left in the round. 30 seconds," an announcer blared into the microphone. "Blue team leads red team. Looks like it’s going to be a close one folks.” 

April 7, 2013 - 4:31pm
The food and drink tasting event drew large crowds to the Museum of Science and Technology even during the SU Final Four game against Michigan.

If you weren't watching the Syracuse-Michigan basketball game and needed something else to do on Saturday night besides spill beer on your orange Final Four T-shirt or shout “Go Cuse!” at a bar's TV, "Tap into the MOST" at the Museum of Science and Technology was definitely the best way to spend your night. 

November 3, 2012 - 10:55am
While sampling water in New York's Southern Tier, Syracuse and ESF students had a chance to meet some of the people who could benefit the most from their data: New York landowners.

Tucked into a sleeping bag on the top of a hill in southern New York, Egan Waggoner watched as a stream of meteors flashed across the dark sky. A landowner had allowed Waggoner and his teammates to stay the night in her backyard in return for having her well’s water tested earlier that day. The next morning, he rose and roused the others after the family had gone to church, and they continued on to the next well. 

October 27, 2011 - 12:07am
NPR personality Moira Gunn hosts a panel to gauge political, media influences on the Earth.

During Wednesday night’s “State of the Earth” panel hosted by NPR’s Dr. Moira Gunn, it was clear the point the panelists were driving home: A failure to communicate. They agreed there is an increasing need for communication within the scientific community and beyond.

Communication among academic disciplines, between scientists and the public, and between scientists and the media were all subsets in the discussion surrounding the current state of the Earth and how to handle discourse.