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What's up with Fiske Planetarium?

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.

Tardy? A free Buff Bike could be the solution

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.

Testing unmanned aircraft in Colorado

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

How America’s pastime came to the Rockies

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.

One of the world's leading women in science

"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."

Why do we love horror films? A CU Professor explains

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.

CU-Boulder professor explains origin of St. Patrick's Day

Festive parades, Irish music and shamrocks painted on smiling faces are all part of the great celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

Alone on Valentine's Day?

The reminders are everywhere. Candy hearts and roses displayed prominently in grocery stores, while radio and TV ads for jewelry and chocolates are broadcast daily.

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