Atomic Clock

New JILA atomic clock can outperform all predecessors

Oct. 10, 2017

Physicists have created an atomic clock that reaches the same level of precision as its predecessors but is more than 20 times faster, promising dramatically improved measurements and more.Read more »
PhET in Cambodia

PhET Interactive Simulations wins global education award

Sept. 26, 2017

CU Boulder’s PhET Interactive Simulations is one of six winners of the prestigious, international WISE Award from the WISE Foundation.Read more »
SMART Student

Underrepresented students excel through SMART

Aug. 9, 2017

CU Boulder program helps underserved and underrepresented students in the STEM fields gain valuable research experience for graduate school.Read more »
Prototype Detector at CERN

Largest particle physics experiment in North America breaks ground

July 20, 2017

Our understanding of the universe may soon be changing thanks to the efforts of a thousand scientists from around the world, including two from the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
Four young girls use the PhET simulations in Indonesia.

PhET Interactive Simulations recognized for innovation in STEM education

June 27, 2017

CU Boulder’s PhET Interactive Simulations is one of 15 finalists for the prestigious WISE Award, which recognizes innovative educational projects that address challenges and bring transformative societal change.Read more »
Murnane

Striving to help women feel they belong in physics

April 25, 2017

By creating a sense of belonging for women in physics, the University of Colorado Boulder is helping female students succeed, experts in the field say.Read more »
Thorne

Warped factors

April 13, 2017

Kip Thorne, pioneer in gravitational waves, creative force behind ‘Interstellar,’ to give 51st Gamow lecture at CU Boulder April 27.Read more »
Al Bartlett

Physics prof’s home, like the man himself, is now an icon

Dec. 6, 2016

Albert A. Bartlett, the iconic physics professor, helped preserve the city he called home, and now the city has moved to preserve his home. In November, the Boulder City Council designated the longtime home of the University of Colorado Boulder professor as an historic landmark. The city’s move reflects the impact Bartlett had on both the university and Boulder.Read more »
Hough

Scientist develops new way to look at a cellular shapeshifter

Oct. 27, 2016

Loren Hough has won a New Investigator Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award from the National Institutes of Health to further vital research in the field of biophysics, specifically the behavior of tubulin, a protein involved in many life processes.Read more »
$24 million NSF grant to establish imaging science center

$24 million NSF grant to establish imaging science center

Sept. 26, 2016

CU Boulder will expand its role as a national leader in imaging, materials, nano, bio and energy sciences as part of a collaborative partnership awarded $24 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to launch a new center.Read more »

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