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Science Journal Spotlight: Remote Research

5 January 2022

The Summer 2021 issue of the Science Journal explores how the college uses remote technologies as part of its teaching and research endeavors. Here, we highlight these and other notable research efforts.


Aerial image of Bungawalbin National Park in New South Wales, Australia

Remote Research, Remotely.

This feature article explores how Eberly biologists Nita Bharti and Kelsee Baranowski use satellites to monitor bat habitat and study virus spillover events during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Yuexing Li, associate professor of astronomy and astrophysics

Quasars, Black Holes, and a Cosmological Conundrum.

Penn State astrophysicist Yuexing Li studies quasars—extremely luminous galaxies powered by supermassive black holes—and the origin of the most-distant quasars in the early universe.


Golden winged and blue winged warblers and a hybrid

Secrets of the Warbler Genome.

Penn State biologist David Toews uses genetic tools to understand evolution and diversity of a diverse group of songbirds.


sister and archbishop over tomb

Penn State, University of Split partner to identify nun's remains.

Penn State forensic scientist Mitchell Holland recently partnered with colleges in Croatia to verify the remains of a nun who is under consideration for beatification by the Vatican.


Artist’s conception of the mystery of the magnetic moment of the muon

Research Now.

We highlight several research efforts from the Eberly College of Science with this selection of press releases.


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New Faculty.

Please join us in welcoming new tenure-line faculty in the Eberly College of Science.

View the rest of this issue at the Science Journal web page.