Delivery Drones and Rotor-Powered Rideshares Sound Great — and Noisy
BU researchers with NASA funding will lead a multimillion-dollar, multi-institution project to help develop quieter vertical lift air vehicles.
BU Astrophysicist Joins NASA Team to Study UFOs
Over the next nine months, Joshua Semeter will study footage of unidentified flying objects to help figure out their origin.
Seven BU Latinx Researchers Making a Difference
From social work to astronomy to the law, these leaders are pushing scientific and scholarly boundaries—and lifting up the next generation of Latinx academics.
Live from Space, BU Alum and Astronaut Bob Hines Talks Gravity, Lasagna, NASA Careers
University event lets high school students and others ask questions of astronauts on the International Space Station.
NASA Gives Boost to BU-led Effort to Model Solar System’s Protective Bubble
Space agency’s five-year grant supports research into the heliosphere and work to diversify space physics.
First Woman to Lead NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Is a BU Alum
Janet Petro (MET’88) foresees great things from rise of private space companies and a return to the moon
Anthony Janetos Remembered for His Leadership, Dedication, and Scholarship
World-renowned CAS expert on climate change died Tuesday Anthony Janetos, an internationally renowned climate change researcher and director of BU’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, died August 6, following a brief illness. Photo (left) by Jackie Ricciardi. Anthony Janetos was not only an internationally renowned expert on climate change, […]
CAS Prof Wins Nearly $1M to Study Interaction of Natural and Human Emissions
Jeffrey Geddes gets two federal research awards to examine impact on air quality Jeffrey Geddes uses remote sensing observations, computer modeling, and targeted field observations to study atmospheric chemistry and air quality. Photo (left) by Jackie Ricciardi. BU’s Jeffrey Geddes has won two early career federal research awards totaling nearly $1 million to advance his work […]
CAS Researchers Working to Predict Future Climate Change
Findings could have implications for carbon cycling Harvard Forest in Petersham, Mass., is a more than 3,700-acre ecological research area where scientists have been carrying out experiments since 1907. Photo courtesy of Mark Friedl and Minkyu Moon. Forests’ role in absorbing carbon from fossil fuel emissions is important Researchers study spring’s timing to understand how […]
CAS Scientists Develop ACES to Monitor Greenhouse-Gas Emissions
Tool will give cities data needed to reduce concentrations of carbon dioxide Lucy Hutyra and Conor Gately have developed a new tool called ACES, which provides fine-resolution data on CO2 emissions. A key to climate change regulation, says Hutyra, is monitoring emissions “in a robust, transparent, and reproducible way.” Photo by Cydney Scott. In June […]