Kristine Larson

CU Boulder researchers honored with Governor’s Awards for high impact

Two projects led by University of Colorado Boulder researchers are among a select group being recognized with 2017 Governor’s Awards for High-Impact Research. The awards, presented by the CO-LABS consortium, celebrate the groundbreaking work of scientists and engineers from Colorado’s federal research labs.Read more »
ASV Day 2017

Exploring the 21st century space economy at AeroSpace Ventures Day 2017

This year’s sold-out AeroSpace Ventures Day drew a crowd of thought leaders and representatives from across Colorado’s vibrant aerospace community.Read more »

The Voyager spacecraft: 40 years in space, surreal solar system discoveries

In 1977, two NASA space probes destined to forever upend our view of the solar system launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. CU Boulder scientists, who designed and built identical instruments for Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, were as stunned as anyone when the spacecraft began sending back data to Earth.Read more »
Solar instruments

$90 million solar instruments head to Florida for launch

A solar instrument package designed and built by CU Boulder and considered a key tool to help monitor the planet’s climate has arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a targeted November launch.Read more »
Mesa Verde

Ancient DNA used to track abandonment of Mesa Verde in 13th century

Aug. 11, 2017

Ancient DNA used to track the mass exodus of ancestral Pueblo people from Colorado’s Mesa Verde region in the late 13th century indicates many wound up in the northern Rio Grande area north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, inhabited today by the Tewa Pueblo people.Read more »
Magnesium ingot

CU Boulder spinoff modernizes magnesium production

CU Boulder engineers have revamped a World War II-era process for making magnesium that requires half the energy and produces a fraction of the pollution compared to today’s leading methods.Read more »
Tracking Boulder's air quality in real time

Tracking Boulder's air quality—and generating public data—in real time

CU Boulder researchers and Colorado public agencies have partnered to create an automated emissions monitoring system that tracks methane and other harmful atmospheric gases to generate publically available data in near-real time.Read more »
Denver skyline from City Park

Colorado economic indicators continue strong growth in Q2

New business filings exhibited strong growth year-over-year in the second quarter of 2017, raising future employment expectations, according to a CU Boulder report released today by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams.Read more »
Sanford lab surface building

Researchers work to break new ground in the mysteries of universe formation

July 24, 2017

Alysia Marino and Eric Zimmerman, associate professor and professor of Physics at CU Boulder, are working on the construction of the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF), which will eventually house the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE).Read more »
Lab researchers

Curious colony of astronauts could help get humans to Mars

July 18, 2017

Studying mice post-space travel could be key in solving bone loss, a problem that affects millions of older Americans and inhibits human space exploration of Mars.Read more »