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Images From the James Webb Space Telescope

Nov. 7, 2022

Much of the world was awestruck when NASA published the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s largest and most powerful space telescope.


Campus News Briefs Summer 2021

July 2, 2021

Research and news from CU Boulder.

Infographic about sun research

Infographic: Beyond the Bluebird Sky

March 18, 2021

With at least eight institutions dedicated to solar and space physics, the city of Boulder is a global mecca for science related to the sun.

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Inquiry - Brian Argrow

Sept. 1, 2017

Brian Argrow, the new chair of CU Boulder’s Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences department, talks Mars, drones, integrity and why he always books a window seat.

sunrise on horizon

Solar Observatory Reflects Well On Campus

Dec. 1, 2011

Astrophysical and planetary sciences associate professor Mark Rast spearheaded efforts to land the National Solar Observatory, drawing support from Colorado’s legislators, U.S. senators and Gov. John Hickenlooper in addition to numerous CU academic departments. It will relocate from Arizona and New Mexico by 2016. As one of the world’s leading...

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Space Walking Just a Living

Sept. 1, 2009

Whether hiking in the mountains or walking in space, astronaut Steve Swanson’s life is full of adventure.


By the Numbers - Spring 2009

March 1, 2009

Numbers and statistics about CU Boulder from the spring 2009 issue.

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NASA Moonstruck with CU

March 1, 2009

CU-Boulder will play a crucial role in NASA’s future explorations of the moon, thanks to two NASA grants totaling $11 million in early January.