Man installing solar panel on roof of house

Can startups be the vessel for solving climate change?

Entrepreneurs in the business of protecting the environment may be more effective at addressing climate change than sweeping policies or large corporations, according to a study from the Leeds School of Business.

Engineers at CU Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) perform last-minute inspections of the Hope Probe spacecraft before its shipment to Dubai and the Tanegashima launch site in Japan.

Historic Mars mission: accomplished

How years of international collaboration led to Hope circling Mars.

Solar flare

Gigantic flare from sun’s nearest neighbor breaks records

Now, that’s one big cosmic explosion.

Belle Crater showing moon shadows

Tiny moon shadows might harbor hidden stores of ice

Good news for thirsty astronauts: Hidden pockets of ice might be much more common on the surface of the moon than scientists once suspected.

Space Force University Partnership

Partnership puts CU system into Space Force orbit

The University of Colorado has joined a new effort to help safeguard the newest frontier in national security—space.

Flight of space capsule through the atmosphere

Keeping it cool at 17,000 miles per hour

CU Boulder leads $15M NASA institute making hypersonic entry safer.

John Crimaldi

What the Nose Knows

New international network explores how odors lead to actions.

Diners eating outside

What COVID-19 taught us

How lessons learned under lockdown could lead to a brighter future.

Arteries in human body graphic

What makes arteries age? Red meat may play a role

A compound produced in the gut when we eat red meat plays a key role in boosting heart disease risk with age, suggests research published by integrative physiology Professor Doug Seals.

High school graduates hugging at graduation ceremony

Greater access to birth control boosts high school graduation rates

When access to free and low-cost birth control is improved, the percentage of young women who leave high school before graduating falls by double digits, according to a CU Boulder study that followed 170,000 women for up to seven years.