Each summer, select K-12 science teachers from New Jersey become the students as part of the QUEST (Questioning Underlies Effective Science Teaching) program run by Princeton University's Program in Teacher Preparation. The teachers spend a week with university-level researchers in the lab experimenting, or in the field observing and collecting evidence for self-designed research projects. And the point is to always ask questions. This summer QUEST included a program based at the state-owned Lig
Trees in the continental U.S. could send out new spring leaves up to 17 days earlier than they did before, according to a new study by Princeton University researchers.
Forests absorb around one quarter of the carbon dioxide that humans produce, but one small insect pest is jeopardizing this good work, with potentially serious consequences for climate change.
David Medvigy has released a study showing that day-to-day weather variations are growing more erratic and more extreme for at least one-third of the global climate.
The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has announced $1.1 million in new awards to support climate and energy research at Princeton University.