NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tries on a virtual reality headset during a tour of CU Boulder's new Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building

NASA Administrator explores future of aerospace engineering at new campus building

Aug. 23, 2019

During a whirlwind visit to campus, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine toured the new Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building, which occupies roughly 175,000 people on East Campus.

Cleveland Orchestra members at CU Boulder

Women take center stage in Cleveland Orchestra residency

Aug. 21, 2019

Sixteen members of the renowned Cleveland Orchestra will be in residence at the College of Music for three days in early September.

An artist's depiction of an early Earth bombarded by asteroids.

A new timeline of Earth’s cataclysmic past

Aug. 12, 2019

Recent research shows that our planet may have been pummeled with asteroids long before some scientists had previously thought.

Arctic sea ice

A year in the ice: Researchers join historic mission to the Arctic

Aug. 12, 2019

Dozens of CU Boulder researchers will take part in the MOSAIC expedition, which will send an icebreaker ship into the winter pack ice to drift for an entire year.

Erick Mueller, executive director of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, on his motorcycle.

On the road: Entrepreneurship classes on two wheels

Aug. 9, 2019

Erick Mueller, executive director of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business, has now reached every region of the state with his rural entrepreneurship workshops.

A plume of smoke rising into the air

Wildfire smoke provides clues on nuclear war, geoengineering

Aug. 8, 2019

Wildfire smoke can persist for months in the stratosphere, giving scientists an opportunity to fine-tune models of climate change, nuclear winter and geoengineering.

Flags at Colorado state capitol

Colorado economy adding new businesses more slowly, new report shows

Aug. 8, 2019

Colorado is continuing a years-long trend of adding new businesses, but at a slower rate, according to a CU Boulder report released by Secretary of State Jena Griswold.

Graphic of big foot with headphones

Searching for Bigfoot

Aug. 5, 2019

Former CU Boulder Journalism Fellow Laura Krantz explores all things Bigfoot in Wild Thing, which the Atlantic named one of 2018's Best Podcasts.

Graphic depicting the weak interactions between neutral fermionic atoms in an ultracold gas.

Turning water into ice in the quantum realm

Aug. 2, 2019

Scientists have discovered that they can nudge clouds of ultracold atoms into two distinct phases where those particles behave in completely different ways.

Rendering of the asteroid Psyche

Can bacteria help people mine asteroids?

Aug. 1, 2019

Luis Zea and his colleagues are exploring whether a technique common on Earth, called biomining, may one day help people to extract resources in space.