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Snow falls on the Academic Mall outside of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library on Dec. 1. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU scientist predicts short winters, heavy storms for Long Island

Niki Nassiri December 6, 2019
The winter season may become shorter, but storms and floods will hit the East Coast harder than ever due to climate change, Edmund K.M. Chang, a professor in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University, hypothesized in a study on winter storms.
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Students march for climate change

Students march for climate change

Rabia Gursoy and Niki Nassiri October 2, 2019
The climate protest began at the Student Activities Center (SAC) Plaza and made a full circle around the Academic Mall on Sept. 26.
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Patema Inverted: The visual spectacle brought to the Wang Center

Patema Inverted: The visual spectacle brought to the Wang Center

Alek Lewis September 8, 2019
“Patema Inverted” is a must-watch for Japanese animation fans who look for the immersion into culture and impressive animation, and science fiction fans who like to think about the possibilities of gravitational fantasy.
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Celebrate Earth Day every day

Andrew Goldstein January 28, 2018
I believe I speak for Dr. Seuss’ Lorax when I say that every person can help in some way, no matter how small.
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Casey Neill performs at a concert in 2012. Neill and others performed on Thursday April 20 as part of Stony Brook Universitys annual Earthstock celebration. MARK BULT/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Speakers stress environmental sustainability and activism at ‘Roadshow of Resistance’

Luis Ruiz Dominguez April 26, 2017
The event was one of several Earthstock events in which students and faculty were able to join a growing movement of support for the planet and indigenous people.
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Bees are greatPUBLIC DOMAIN

Endangered bees in the U.S.: Why should we care?

H. Resit Akçakaya October 11, 2016
Wild bee species are declining, not just in the U.S., but worldwide.
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Professor explores where elements heavier than iron come from

Professor explores where elements heavier than iron come from

Matthew Yan September 4, 2016
Have you ever wondered how did the chemical elements that we are made of come to be?
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PHOTO CREDIT : GAGE SKIDMORE

“Jupiter Ascending” stuns audiences with visual effects, intense action

David Pepa February 11, 2015
“Jupiter Ascending,” directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski, is a sci-fi action film that targets adults, adolescents and lovers of action movies.
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Under the microscope: potential for former life on Mars

Mallory Locklear October 24, 2013
Are we alone in the universe? Some scientists are attempting to answer this question by exploring the closest planet most similar to Earth–Mars. There are two main ways of studying the surface of Mars. Rovers, like Opportunity and Curiosity, are currently operating on the planet. The other method is satellites. Dr. Deanne Rogers, assistant professor in the Geosciences Department at Stony Brook University, uses satellites to search for signs of past Martian life.
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