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Chill Out! Newly engineered material can cool roofs with zero energy consumption

A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers has developed a scalable manufactured metamaterial, an... Read more
Greg Rieker

Laser Emissions Study lands on KUNC radio

Greg Rieker's Precision Laser Diagnostics lab has earned a $1.3 million grant and Northern Colorado National Public Radio affiliate KUNC has the scoop. Read more
A state-of-the-art gimbal with a custom-built telescope and laser pitch / catch system automatically scans the field for retroreflectors, which are too small to be seen in the distance.

CU Boulder team to track methane leaks using lasers

A team of researchers led by the University of Colorado Boulder has secured a $1.3 million grant from the... Read more

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