Leading Light mural

Art meets science

JILA Fellow and Associate Professor of Physics Cindy Regal helped consult on a mural placed in Washington Park in Denver.

Neighborhood after the Marshall Fire

Wildfire brings devastation, then rebirth

Researchers converge in the wake of Colorado’s Marshall Fire to advance understanding and approaches to disaster resiliency

Researchers work on a project to develop a blockchain and sensor platform for groundwater conservation in California

Climate Innovation Collaboratory to accelerate action on climate crisis

CU Boulder and Deloitte together launched a Climate Innovation Collaboratory in 2022 to translate cuttingedge climate research and data into meaningful climate solutions for federal, state and local government agencies and communities.

Faculty, students and technicians from CU Boulder and the University of Wyoming walk the site of the newly installed EcoTram near INSTAAR’s Mountain Research Station.

Groups unite to map challenges to Colorado’s public lands

Land managers, residents and scientists across Colorado’s Front Range are uniting to map how ecosystems and public lands are responding to pressures from people and climate change.

View of the Tunnel Fire seen from Bonito Park on April 19, 2022

A ‘revolution’ in environmental data science

New national center at CU Boulder will tackle pressing socio-environmental challenges with big data analytics and more

Drone above fields, buildings

The future of autonomous airborne drones

Smead Aerospace will house a new NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) on autonomous air mobility and sensing

Students from Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering with compatible antenna

Students develop deployable antenna for use on small satellites

A group of students from the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a compactable antenna that could allow for more powerful radio communications from the small satellites of the future.

Graduate students and LASP engineer Nicholas DeCicco install CUTE into LANDSAT-9

New cereal box-sized satellite to explore alien planets

A new miniature satellite designed and built at CU Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) has mighty goals.

An artist’s rendition of NASA’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission

Students operate $214M NASA spacecraft: ‘It’s like what you see in the movies’

Over the next two years, CU Boulder undergraduates working as flight controllers at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) will help manage the day-to-day mission operations of NASA’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) spacecraft.

HyperSpectral Imager for Climate Science (HySICS)

75 years of innovation in space research

CU Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics continues to build a legacy of expanding the frontiers of scientific knowledge