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Researchers work to break new ground in the mysteries of universe formation

July 24, 2017

Alysia Marino and Eric Zimmerman, associate professor and professor of Physics at CU Boulder, are working on the construction of the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF), which will eventually house the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE).Read more »
Lab researchers

Curious colony of astronauts could help get humans to Mars

July 18, 2017

Studying mice post-space travel could be key in solving bone loss, a problem that affects millions of older Americans and inhibits human space exploration of Mars.Read more »
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CU Boulder joins Colorado Space Business Roundtable road trip across Colorado

Last week, the University of Colorado Boulder AeroSpace Ventures (ASV) team took part in the 4th annual Colorado Space Business Roundtable (CSBR) road trip across the state of Colorado to increase visibility and cohesiveness across the state’s considerable space-related assets.Read more »
Engineering lab

Industry sponsorships available for capstone student projects in engineering, computer science

Each year, CU Boulder’s programs in computer science and mechanical, electrical and aerospace engineering partner with industry sponsors who collaborate on project scope and mentorship for year-long capstone student projects.Read more »
Earth Lab joins CIRES

Earth Lab joins CIRES to accelerate global environmental research

Starting July 1, on its second anniversary, CU Boulder's Earth Lab will become part of CIRES, a longstanding leader in Earth system research. Earth Lab scientists and staff are tackling a critical challenge in Earth science research at CIRES: dealing with increasingly enormous environmental datasets.Read more »
Black carbon

Black carbon persists in snow and ice around the world

June 30, 2017

A new INSTAAR study shows significant amounts of dissolved black carbon can persist in both pristine and non-pristine areas of snow around the world.Read more »

CU/NIST team launches multi-copter system to map atmospheric gases

Researchers from NIST and CU Boulder have demonstrated a new mobile, ground-based system that could scan and map atmospheric gas plumes.Read more »
INSTAAR skiiers

Skiing for science at 12,000 feet—in June

June 14, 2017

Earlier this month, INSTAAR researchers took their annual snow survey in the Green Lakes Valley, part of the City of Boulder watershed. The measurements are important for the state's water and fire management agencies.Read more »
GC Call for Proposals 2017

Grand Challenge Call for Proposals 2017

June 6, 2017

The Grand Challenge initiative this week announced a new campus-wide call for proposals to build on and expand the accomplishments of current programs and efforts, due July 1, 2017.Read more »
Taking flight with ultracold atoms

Taking flight with ultracold atoms to improve navigation technology

May 22, 2017

CU Boulder and JILA physicists take laser-cooled atoms airborne as part of an effort to improve aerospace sensing and navigation.Read more »