23 09, 2019

Faster than the Speed of Light: New Research Looks at Gamma-Ray Bursts

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College of Charleston astrophysicist Jon Hakkila says blasts created by gamma-ray bursts may actually exceed the speed of light in surrounding gas clouds.

30 07, 2019

CofC Researcher Says Sex Appeal Made Some Dinosaurs Fly

By |2020-02-25T12:56:10-05:00July 30, 2019|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on CofC Researcher Says Sex Appeal Made Some Dinosaurs Fly

Scott Persons, curator for the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History, says his new research shows that between insulation and flight, dinosaur feathers had a third function: sexual display. 

22 10, 2018

These Professors Study the (Real) Monsters Among Us

By |2020-02-25T12:57:43-05:00October 22, 2018|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on These Professors Study the (Real) Monsters Among Us

Halloween shenanigans are in full swing, but for CofC professors who study the monsters of literature, culture, society and humanity, it’s not always fun and games.

3 09, 2018

Professor’s Research Shows Potential Effects of Lemur Extinction

By |2020-02-25T12:57:53-05:00September 3, 2018|Academics, Faculty Staff News|Comments Off on Professor’s Research Shows Potential Effects of Lemur Extinction

Biology professor Onja Razafindratsima's research shows the important interactions between lemurs and their habitat in Madagascar.

29 08, 2018

Professor Discovers New Information About Black Holes

By |2020-02-25T12:57:54-05:00August 29, 2018|Academics, Faculty Staff News|Comments Off on Professor Discovers New Information About Black Holes

Research by physics and astronomy professor Chris Fragile may help scientists discover more about intermediate mass black holes. 

26 07, 2018

Professor to Research Reproductive Justice Movement in Ireland

By |2020-02-25T12:58:00-05:00July 26, 2018|Academics, Faculty Staff News|Comments Off on Professor to Research Reproductive Justice Movement in Ireland

Professor Beth Sundstrom has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar to conduct research on the reproductive justice movement in Ireland.

23 07, 2018

Economics Professors Binge-Watch Reality TV for Research

By |2020-02-25T12:58:01-05:00July 23, 2018|Academics, Faculty Staff News|Comments Off on Economics Professors Binge-Watch Reality TV for Research

Inspired by their love of the TV show 'Bar Rescue,' professors Doug Walker and Peter Calcagno have produced the first comprehensive examination of reality TV business-intervention shows.