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New distinguished professors include physicist, chemist, poet and geologist

Nov. 5, 2021

University’s highest faculty honor awarded this year to four in the College of Arts and Sciences, 11 on all CU campuses

Mesocosms

Earth scientist to use NSF award to dive deep into oceanic change

Nov. 1, 2021

The CAREER award will provide CU Boulder scientist with the tools to examine how global change will affect future marine ecosystems and life in general.

Chang'e 5 landing site on the moon.

First moon rocks in 45 years fill gap in lunar history

Oct. 13, 2021

China's Chang'e 5 mission landed in a region of the moon more than 850 miles from the nearest Apollo landing site. The rocks the mission collected are raising questions about how lava flowed across the lunar surface 2 billion years ago.

National Academy of Sciences

Two CU Boulder profs elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 5, 2021

Geologist Robert S. Anderson and astrophysicist Fran Bagenal recognized for ‘distinguished and continuing achievements in original research’.

Silicon Carbide

Philosopher, scientists propose new way to categorize minerals

Dec. 21, 2020

CU Boulder philosopher and planetary scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science argue that existing system of mineral classification fails to account for ‘mineral evolution.'

Rocks study site

Someday, even wet forests could burn due to climate change

Sept. 30, 2020

Millions of years ago, fire swept across the planet, fueled by an oxygen-rich atmosphere in which even wet forests burned, according to new research by CU Boulder scientists

Maven mars mission

CU Boulder scientist to join the National Space Council Users’ Advisory Group

May 21, 2020

'I’m delighted to be able to provide science input on the exploration and utilization of space, representing not only my own interests but those of science across all disciplines​'

Panel

Experts see hope despite grim climate projections

Oct. 18, 2019

CU Boulder and NOAA scientists join panel discussion following Boulder screening of Ice on Fire, an HBO documentary.

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Instructors improve the accessibility of geology

Oct. 10, 2019

CU Boulder geologists are addressing one of their field’s big struggles, accommodating people with physical limitations.

Stock photograph of a wind turbine at sunset

Will we stop the climate freight train?

June 25, 2019

I share the facts because I am a scientist; I take a stand because I am a parent and grandparent.

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