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Innovations at NJIT
January 10, 2017
A groundbreaking new optical device, developed at NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) to correct images of the Sun distorted by multiple layers of atmospheric turbulence, is providing... read more!
Faculty Profile
April 12, 2016
Mercury: We know that substantial amounts of this highly toxic element are released into the atmosphere through the burning of coal and petroleum for fuel and the incineration of our... read more!
Faculty Profile
March 7, 2016
Studying Forces That Affect Life Where Land and Water MeetLand lies in water; it is shadowed green.Shadows, or are they shallows, at its edgesshowing the line of long sea-weeded ledgeswhere weeds... read more!
Student Profile
September 24, 2015
The world is awash in data increasingly important for progress in science and technology. Often referred to collectively as “big data,” this massive fund of information can pose... read more!
Scene & Heard
August 11, 2015
Mina Armani and Paul Orbe trained as scientists and worked in industry before deciding to become high school teachers, and they’ve both experienced first-hand the thrill of discovery in the... read more!
Scene & Heard
July 31, 2015
For his summer project, Michael Tadros dove into an in-depth examination of a single day in the 2011 Egyptian revolution, a dramatic turning point in the country’s political life with... read more!
Scene & Heard
September 3, 2014
Data basic to understanding complex solar processes and their effect on Earth is being gathered by researchers in various fields at an exponential rate. The considerable challenge is to make the... read more!
Scene & Heard
August 26, 2014
Evolution has harmonized the behavior of humans and all other mammals with fundamental rhythms of life that include the cycle of light and dark experienced each day and with seasonal change. The... read more!
Scene & Heard
July 16, 2014
NJIT’s leadership in the study of the Sun will bring scientists from across the nation to campus in August for a three-day session of the National Science Foundation’s EarthCube... read more!
Faculty Profile
April 7, 2014
The blackout of 2003, an outage set off by a software glitch that quenched power in 45 million homes in the U.S. as it cascaded across the Midwest and the Northeast, forced the country’s... read more!