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Wobble in moon’s orbit to bring surge in flooding to most US coastlines in 2030s: NASA study

Coastal communities in the United States, be forewarned. A "dramatic" surge in high-tide floods is just over a decade away in the US, according to NASA.

‘Teacher of the Week’ retiring after 24 years of teaching science

Our last 'Teacher of the Week' for the 2020-2021 school year features one of the zaniest and most positive educators you'll likely ever meet.

Volunteers answer the question: What’s in the water?

What lives in the water, is smaller than the head of a needle, and provides the earth with half of its oxygen?

UNCW lab first in NC to spawn threatened coral species in captivity

The University of North Carolina Wilmington Coral REEF Lab recently became the first in the state to induce coral spawning in captivity.

Science teachers, students get Times Square New Year’s stage

This year’s New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square will spotlight efforts to combat climate change when high school science teachers and students press the button that begins the famous 60-second ball drop and countdown to next year.

Full Harvest Moon will illuminate the night sky on Friday the 13th

A Harvest Moon will occur on the upcoming Friday the 13th, making for a spooky night just ahead of the start of fall — the season of haunted hayrides and Halloween.

Baby lobster numbers spell trouble for shellfish population

Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while tailing off in New England, raising questions about what the valuable shellfish's population will look like in several years.

Science fact: Astronomers reveal first image of a black hole

Scientists on Wednesday released the first image ever made of a black hole, revealing a fiery ring of gravity-twisted light swirling around the edge of the abyss.

Women highlight STEM-related careers on Pi Day

Female STEM professionals - including meteorologists - are wear purple Thursday to bring awareness to the need for more women in science, technology, engineering, and math careers.

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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S.

Hundreds of people gather at the New Hanover County Arboretum for Pumpkin Palooza

Today, hundreds of people gathered at the New Hanover County Arboretum for the 4-H Pumpkin Palooza yesterday evening.

One national retail chain held a hiring event at all of its Wilmington locations to prepare for the holiday rush

Today one national retail chain held at all of its locations in the local area, ahead of the holiday season rush.

Veg-Out Festival held in Wilmington’s Riverfront Park showcased vegan and vegetarian vendors

Today, a festival held in downtown at the Riverfront Park gave attendees a chance to learn about vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.