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When NASA's MAVEN spacecraft powers up on the launch pad for its journey to Mars in mid-November, one University of Colorado Boulder student will be especially pleased to see the spacecraft disappear into the heavens over Cape Canaveral, Fla.

CU-Boulder aerospace students launch their own model rockets during E-Days festivities.

When Fiske Planetarium reopens Oct. 12 after months of renovations, visitors will be able to experience a powerful star plus video system paired with a high-definition screen capable of achieving nearly eight times more resolution than the standard HD television, completely surrounding the audience with a 360-degree view.

Sixty Buff Bikes are ready for students and employees to check out free of charge. The bikes are single speed cruiser bikes with coaster brakes perfect for riding around campus, riding to lunch or attending an off-campus work meeting. Buff Bikes are available for rent during regular bike station hours.

University of Colorado Professor Brian Argrow talks about the Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles, or RECUV.

Twenty years ago Major League Baseball came to the Rocky Mountain region, ushering in the era of the Colorado Rockies. Watch as History Professor Thomas Zeiler talks about why Colorado was a good fit for Major League Baseball in this video produced by CU-Boulder students Brittany Moore, Michael Schwartz and Allyce Farino.

"If every picture on the wall of a physicist, or picture shown in a talk of a physicist -- is a man, you just start to have more self-doubt."

If humans are to go on long space explorations, to Mars or beyond the solar system, they will need to be able to grow food in space ships or or space stations. A team at CU-Boulder is developing a system for space gardening with robots.

From vampires to werewolves to zombies to knife, axe and chain saw wielding slashers, horror movies have been scaring audiences ever since motion pictures came on to the scene - and today more so than ever before. Horror writer and CU-Boulder English Professor Stephan Graham Jones explains why we love this genre so much.

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