CU Boulder climate scientist Waleed Abdalati rafted a stretch of the Colorado River with senators Michael Bennet and Mitt Romney to talk about how Western communities can build greater resilience to climate and weather extremes. Read more
When you shrink down to very small scales, heat doesn't always behave the way you think it should. New findings from the nano realm could help researchers gain a better handle on the flow of heat in electronic devices. Read more
Electromagnetic beams of the right power and wavelength can cause pain and zap electronics. Could they also be used to disrupt a person’s nervous system? Professor Iain Boyd shares on The Conversation. Read more
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At the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Colorado Boulder is nationally recognized as one of only 36 AAU public research universities. Established in 1876, CU Boulder is a Tier 1 public research university with five Nobel laureates, nine MacArthur “genius” fellows and is the No. 1 public university recipient of NASA awards. CU Boulder is a leader in many fields, including aerospace engineering, physics and environmental law. The school partners with many notable federal research labs, including the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). CU Boulder Buff athletes compete in the NCAA Division I Pac-12 conference. During home football games, CU Boulder’s live mascot, Ralphie, can be found running the field with a team of handlers.