HyperSpectral Imager for Climate Science (HySICS)

75 years of innovation in space research

CU Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics continues to build a legacy of expanding the frontiers of scientific knowledge

JILA’s 3-D quantum gas atomic clock

Colorado's quantum awakening

A wealth of research, education, federal labs, established industry leaders and startups is creating a Quantum Silicon Valley

Researcher using quantum sensor to detect methane

Researchers sniff out methane leaks with quantum sensors

A team of CU Boulder engineers, and one startup company called LongPath Technologies, are taking a whiff of that Colorado air: They’re using advanced laser technology to spot methane leaking from pipes at oil and gas operations across the West.

Crystal structure of a layer of graphyne

Long-hypothesized ‘next-generation wonder material’ created for first time

For over a decade, scientists have attempted to synthesize a new form of carbon called graphyne with limited success.

New Venture Challenge at Boulder Theater

CU Boulder named 2021 Innovation Award winner by APLU

CU Boulder, which earned the Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) designation in 2019 from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), received the APLU’s Innovation Award in 2021.

Student working on laptop in library

CU Boulder, CSU Pueblo team up to study the impact of technology lending to students

CU Boulder and CSU Pueblo are partnering on a research study to investigate whether lending laptop computers improves graduation rates and other academic performance indicators for firstyear students with unmet financial need.

Computing infrastructure Alpine

Research computing: A top-tier research university’s unsung zeros and ones

The old saying “a carpenter is only as good as his tools” is equally appropriate for the modern-day researcher: More than ever, truly pioneering research depends on world-class infrastructure, including high performance computing.

Members of Circles de Confianza (of Trust)

Circles de Confianza, Circles of Trust

In partnership with a group of Latinx high school students from Boulder Valley School District, researchers from the Renée Crown Wellness Institute at CU Boulder have developed and implemented a peer-led model of social support called Circles de Confianza (of Trust).

Doctor performing a sonogram on a patient

Troubling implications of court reversal?

Research suggests that a nationwide ban on abortion could increase maternal mortality by double digits

Kindergarten student in class

Stark differences in kindergartens emerge

Early childhood learners from low-income schools wait more, move less than wealthier school peers