Less than 20 feet underwater, California State University, Northridge marine biologist Peter Edmunds could see the damage two back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes — Irma and Maria — had inflicted on the coral reef near the Caribbean island of St. John last September. Continue reading about Peter Edmunds.
Peering far out into the universe, astronomers and astrophysicists look for markers — indicators such as patterns in disks of dust — that might indicate the formation of new planets. Recently, however, a team of NASA scientists that includes California State University, Northridge astronomy professor Wladimir Lyra, has discovered evidence that these disk patterns can form on their own, fed by gas and dust, without the presence of planets. Continue reading about Wladimir Lyra.
Thousands of cells develop before any recognizable form of life takes shape. Humans have more than 10 trillion cells, and the number of cells in plants and animals vary species to species. The journey an individual cell takes when determining what to become is an adventure that many scientists follow closely. Continue reading about CSUN’s Department of Biology.
Moments before Tiana Webberley ‘14 (Kinesiology) took part in her first competition on USA Network’s Team Ninja Warrior, she flashed back to her time as a pole vaulter at California State University, Northridge. Continue reading about Tiana Webberley.
Shortly before the Hollywood Foreign Press Association began live streaming the official Golden Globe Awards® pre-show, two California State University, Northridge film students and one recent graduate wandered the red carpet, taking in the scene and, of course, posing for pictures. Continue reading about Matadors at Golden Globes Red Carpet.