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New residence construction begins

Representatives of the Board of Trustees, Town, education team, and construction management broke ground for the new 32-residence. Construction will begin in earnest on May 9. The new student and visiting scientist residence is set to be ready for occupancy in September 2017.

May 9, 2016 | Read More »

Tiny Giants take Newport RI

18 photographs that make invisible marine microbes visible in visually stunning ways – our “Tiny Giants” – will be on display at the Redwood Library in Newport, RI from May 15-June 20. Dr. Graham Shimmield will be presenting there on World Oceans Day on June 8.

May 4, 2016 | Read More »

Color and phytoplankton changes in the Gulf of Maine

Researchers from Bigelow Laboratory and the US Geological Survey found that dissolved organic carbon from rivers emptying into the Gulf of Maine has increased over the last 80 years, a trend they predict will continue through 2100 if annual precipitation continues to increase.

Apr 21, 2016 | Read More »


Dorm Camera

Construction progress on the Bigelow Laboratory Residence project (image updated twice daily).