Earth Lab joins CIRES

Earth Lab joins CIRES

July 3, 2017

Starting July 1, on its second anniversary, CU Boulder's Earth Lab will become part of CIRES, a longstanding leader in Earth system research. Earth Lab scientists and staff are tackling a critical challenge in Earth science research: dealing with increasingly enormous environmental datasets.Read more »
CSO core faculty

Grand Challenge: New interdisciplinary center explores the beginnings - of everything

March 13, 2017

How do you study a historical event? “You can’t bring a giant meteorite hitting the Earth millions of years ago into a lab,” says Carol Cleland, professor of philosophy and co-investigator at CU Boulder’s Center for Astrobiology.Read more »
California wildfires

Humans have dramatically increased extent, duration of wildfire season

Feb. 27, 2017

Humans have dramatically increased the spatial and seasonal extent of wildfires across the U.S. in recent decades and ignited more than 840,000 blazes in the spring, fall and winter seasons over a 21-year period, according to new University of Colorado Boulder-led research.Read more »
Cloud computing

CU Boulder explores the power of cloud computing for research partnerships

Jan. 11, 2017

Amazon Web Services. Google. IBM. Microsoft. These are just a few of the major tech movers and shakers partnering with researchers and "Big Data" providers—recently, the Department of Commerce —to invest in a new way of supporting a data-enabled economy: cloud computing. The advantages and opportunities that come with working... Read more »
Shuttle launches into space

Grand Challenge's new space minor program takes off

Nov. 9, 2016

Only a few months into its inaugural semester, the University of Colorado Boulder’s new space minor is already taking off. Launched this fall to capitalize on the university’s reputation as a top public university in space research, the minor’s trajectory is steeper and faster than predicted, even by its staunchest supporters.Read more »
Grand Challenge

Annual research report highlights Grand Challenge and other inspiring work

Oct. 21, 2016

The Research & Innovation Office's recently released annual report includes an array of research highlights from fiscal year 2015-16. Among the highlights is CU Boulder's Grand Challenge: Our Space. Our Future.Read more »
CU Boulder satellite imagery

Partnership with DigitalGlobe advances research innovation locally, worldwide

CU Boulder and DigitalGlobe Inc. this have announced a partnership to provide access to DigitalGlobe’s industry-leading high-resolution satellite imagery, data and analytics tools to the university’s Earth Lab initiative in order to advance earth and space science research.Read more »
Space minor

CU Boulder's newest minor - in space - has lift off

Aug. 30, 2016

Capitalizing on its reputation as a top public university in space research, the University of Colorado Boulder is launching a brand new Space Minor program for undergraduate students.Read more »
SpaceX Dragon

Hardware developed by CU Boulder launched by SpaceX rocket

July 18, 2016

High-tech space hardware designed and built at the University of Colorado Boulder for biomedical experiments was successfully launched aboard the commercial SpaceX Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) early in the morning on July 18, 2016.Read more »
Juno at Jupiter

CNN: Juno space probe has arrived at Jupiter

July 6, 2016

NASA says it has received a signal from 540 million miles across the solar system, confirming its Juno spacecraft has successfully started orbiting Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.Read more »

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