Public Lecture with Stephen Hawking

Public Lecture with Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking will join many of the founding members of modern physics in Stockholm in August for a rare and historic weeklong conference to discuss one of the most complex and mind-twisting topics of our time: whether singularities in black holes exist and whether Hawking radiation has bearing on their existence. The conference is co-sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel [...]
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5th Century Mosaics in Galilee Are Unlike Any Found Elsewhere

5th Century Mosaics in Galilee Are Unlike Any Found Elsewhere

Excavations directed by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences’ Professor Jodi Magness during summer 2015 have revealed stunning new mosaics that decorated the floor of the Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue in the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq. The Huqoq excavations, in Israel’s Lower Galilee, are co-directed by Shua... Read More

Rebuilding the World’s Most Beloved Landmarks in Six Days

Rebuilding the World’s Most Beloved Landmarks in Six Days

The Department of Computer Science in University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences and URC Ventures has built a 3D reconstruction of the world’s landmarks using computer vision and 3D modeling techniques. Using Yahoo’s publicly available collection of 100 million crowd-sourced photos and a single PC, UNC and URCV created... Read More

Folt Visits Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Folt Visits Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Chancellor Carol L. Folt met with students participating in the exchange program between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (Tübingen) while in Germany this week. Folt is visiting Tübingen in conjunction with her service on Tübingen’s International Advisory Board. Tübingen is one of Europe’s oldest universities. It was... Read More

Carolina Performing Arts Announces 2015-16 Lineup

Carolina Performing Arts Announces 2015-16 Lineup

Carolina Performing Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will present 42 performances by internationally renowned artists alongside emerging artists for its 11th season.
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