Victor Bright

Subtle Heat

June 6, 2017

INFRARED CAMERA CREATES SHARP FOCUS FROM TEMPERATURE CHANGES “The applications are abundant,” Bright says. “You just have to have imagination.” The air temperature in Victor Bright’s office is mild, maybe 70 degrees. There aren’t any obvious drafts or pockets of warm or cold air. All the books on the shelves,...

Catalyze CU

The Perfect Launch Pad

June 5, 2017

The group visits a farming cooperative in Rivas to discuss sustainable initiatives The group poses with villagers who have formed a community solar committee Matthew Tabor, Emily Eggers and Myranda Prentiss talk to a tabacoo farmer about her new building and land FOUR ENGINEERING STUDENTS FROM CU-BOULDER PACKED their bags...

Mice and Mars

Of Mice & Mars

May 5, 2017

Far above Earth, a curious colony of spacefarers is sharing close quarters on the International Space Station as part of research that could one day help lead us to Mars. These are no ordinary astronauts, they are mice, and their journey could be key to solving a problem that vexes...

Jacob Sigel with prosthetic hand

A Helping Hand

April 18, 2016

Prosthetic limb designer helps clients get back to the business of life. Jacob Segil meets some interesting people in his line of work. Segil, an instructor in the Engineering Plus Program and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been collaborating with research groups around the world in recent years to...