FAMU Awarded More Than 1.3 Million in USDA Grants

Posted on: Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Florida A&M University (FAMU) has been award three grants worth more than $1.3 million from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

FAU’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center Successfully Tests Research Turbine Offshore

Posted on: Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) recently conducted the first at-sea tests of its ocean current research turbine offshore Fort Pierce. Two, one-hour tow tests provided researchers with new data on the turbine’s behavior for further design, development and validation.

FAU’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center Successfully Tests Research Turbine Offshore

Posted on: Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) recently conducted the first at-sea tests of its ocean current research turbine offshore Fort Pierce. Two, one-hour tow tests provided researchers with new data on the turbine’s behavior for further design, development and validation.

FSU MagLab Researchers Make Superconducting Breakthrough

Posted on: Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Researchers at Florida State University’s National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) have invented a groundbreaking new way to process superconducting material – one that makes it far more useful for building high-powered magnets for facilities like the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, which was instrumental in proving the existence of the God particle.

Stanford Scientist Unveils 50-State Plan to Transform U.S. Energy Use to Renewable Resources

Posted on: Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Stanford University scientist Mark Jacobson has developed a 50-state road map for transforming the United States from dependence on fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. He unveiled the plan on Feb. 15 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago.