Small Business Panel at 2018 Aerospace Investment Forum

Investment Forum sparks discussion on challenges, opportunities in Colorado aerospace

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and the Colorado Space Business Roundtable convened a forum at CU Boulder on May 17, 2018 to explore current investment challenges facing Colorado’s aerospace industry.Read more »
Firefighters stand in front of wildfire

Western Water Assessment makes research relevant for decision makers

CIRES’ Western Water Assessment has released a new usable science guide for researchers hoping for impact. The handbook provides tested, tangible methods for researchers to produce useful science for those who write legislation, implement policy, manage natural resources or public resources, or manage their own business—bridging the gap between critical scientific research and constructive societal impact.Read more »
Wind turbines in a body of water

High-res forecasts could help offshore wind developers

A new NOAA dataset of wind forecasts could help the energy industry identify which offshore areas in the United States have the best potential for wind resource development.Read more »
Boulder Reservoir

Collaborative project monitoring Boulder County air quality

The project, which is sponsored by Boulder County Public Health and led by researchers from CU Boulder’s Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) in partnership with the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment (CDPHE), installed the first automated system of its kind in the Rocky Mountain region that provides valuable real-time information through hourly postings on a public website for residents and policymakers alike.Read more »

Natural gas and wind energy are killing coal

Cheap natural gas prices and the increasing availability of wind energy are pummeling the coal industry more than regulation, according to a new economic analysis from CU Boulder and North Carolina State University.Read more »
Artwork depicting archers from the Achaemenid Persian Empire

Antiquity has much to say about imperialism and what it means to be human

April 30, 2018

Professor Elspeth Dusinberre will deliver the 112th Distinguished Research Lecture at CU Boulder on Tuesday, May 1, at 4 p.m. in the University Memorial Center’s Glenn Miller Ballroom. Her talk is titled “Archaeology, Imperialism and What it Means to Be Human.”Read more »
NVC Championship

Musical rings win $75K in startup contest; robotic muscles grab $25K

April 17, 2018

Comfortable and confident on stage with a panel of judges on one side and hundreds of eager faces in the audience, Steven Dourmashkin tapped the brightly colored plastic rings on his hand against spots of color on his T-Shirt. With each tap, a new tone rang out.Read more »
Methane detection instrument

Detecting methane from miles away

April 16, 2018

CIRES, NOAA, CU Boulder, and NIST scientists revamped and “ruggedized” Nobel Prize laser technology—turning a complex, room-sized collection of instruments into a sleek, 19-inch portable unit to tote into the field near oil and gas operations.Read more »
Students on a marine discovery tour in Oregon

CU Boulder, NOAA and NCAR connect with high schoolers through ocean-sciences competition

April 13, 2018

This Earth Day weekend, over 100 students from 20+ U.S. states, including Alaska and Hawaii, will chart their course to the University of Colorado Boulder, to match wits in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl.Read more »
Earth from space

Implications of Space Station Privatization: Policy and Planning Ahead panel discussion

April 12, 2018

On Thursday, April 26th, Secure World Foundation, CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures, and the Colorado OEDIT will host a panel discussion and networking reception from 5:30–7:30pm in Room 204 of the Wolf Law Building at CU Boulder. Register now.Read more »