Pairing lasers with microwaves makes mind-bogglingly accurate electronic clocks

May 28, 2020

Armed with this level of performance, a new generation of microwave timekeeping opens the door for many scientific and technological advances Time and frequency standards are a key part of technologies we have come to rely on in our daily lives, from GPS navigation and cellphone networks to the electrical...

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We wanted to know where Madagascar’s mysterious ‘forest’ cats came from. What we found

May 18, 2020

The origin(s) of Madagascar “forest” or “wild” cats has long been a mystery

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Conflict and vigilance among red-winged blackbirds

May 13, 2020

The song spread is critically important in defense of a territory and the song is also evaluated by females as a facet of courting From the branch above me, a male red-winged blackbird took a deep breath, hunched up his shoulders, flared the feathers on his epaulets and let out...

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As if mending socks, I repair my mind

April 27, 2020

Maintaining sanity amidst a pandemic

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Together apart, remote teaching: the bell never rings

April 23, 2020

Meanwhile, I’m looking forward to ‘talking to students and colleagues in the hall, and just walking around in a place where curiosity and learning is putting that good shine in everyone’s eyes

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Together apart: My faculty have responded well, but I will miss graduation

April 22, 2020

Carly Peterson The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting everyone’s lives—and students at the University of Colorado Boulder are no exception. From moving off campus to adjusting to classes online, the lives of students have turned upside down in a relatively short period of time. We invited students to document their experience...

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Together apart: Excited to be back on campus to learn lab techniques

April 16, 2020

'The experience helped me see how helpful CU Boulder is in crises, and it reminded me that I tend to focus better on class material when it’s taught in-person,' student says

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Together apart: This has been a tough row to hoe

April 9, 2020

'My personal response has been to persevere, to try my best to stay on top of my schoolwork and get the most out of my education,' student says

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Lessons from the 1918/1919 Influenza Pandemic

April 9, 2020

Coronavirus interview with leading historian Susan Kingsley Kent

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Anti-Asian racism and COVID-19

April 8, 2020

This outline of anti-Asian racism is adapted from a slide deck that was developed to help educate people about anti-Asian racism that has emerged in the wake of COVID-19.