A view of the Earth from space, showing clusters of lights in cities.

Computer science researchers challenge decades-old 'scale free' network theory

March 5, 2019

In research published in the journal Nature Communications, Anna Broido and Aaron Clauset used computational tools to analyze a huge dataset of more than 900 networks, with examples from the realms of biology, transportation, technology and more.

The lobby at LASP with people on a tour

Scientists and dignitaries celebrate 7 decades of CU Boulder in space at LASP

March 5, 2019

Power lines at sunset

New class is writing the book on emerging building and power grid interactions

Feb. 26, 2019

Assistant Professor Kyri Baker developed and teaches the new Grid Connected Systems class, a new course on buildings and power grids that is so unique, there isn’t even a textbook for it yet.

The aurora borealis is seen over winter landscapes

Solar wind fills research sails at space weather center

Feb. 19, 2019

Researchers at CU Boulder are starting work on a new collaborative grant from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that will improve solar wind modeling.

Diagram of the Earth's magnetic field

CU researchers working to reduce cost of studying magnetic field

Feb. 14, 2019

CU researchers Bob Marshall and Svenja Knappe are collaborating to bring down the cost with CubeSats and tiny sensors previously used to collect measurements of the brain.

Researchers testing a drone in Alaska

CU climate researchers to deploy drones in largest Arctic expedition ever

Feb. 8, 2019

CU Boulder researchers will fly drones this fall as part of a massive expedition to the Arctic to study climate at the top of the world.

Penina Axelrad

CU Boulder professor inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 7, 2019

Proud to announce our latest National Academy of Engineering inductees

Greg Whiting Soil Samples

Biodegradable sensors aim to make farming more efficient

Feb. 5, 2019

By developing sensors to optimize inputs for greater crop yields, Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Gregory Whiting aims to mitigate environmental losses, decrease energy use and improve farm profitability for food, feed and fuel crops, a project funded by ARPA-E.

A stream in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Photo: Chris Jaros

A water quality mystery, solved in Antarctica

Feb. 4, 2019

CU Boulder researchers, including several from CU Engineering, have developed a possible answer to a longstanding mystery about the chemistry of streamflow, which may have broad implications for watersheds and water quality around the world.

Hanspeter Schaub

Schaub elected an AIAA fellow

Feb. 4, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder Smead Aerospace Professor Hanspeter Schaub has been elected a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). AIAA confers the distinction of Fellow in recognition of notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences or technology of aeronautics and astronautics. Schaub is a prolific...