Musician playing cello outside

College of Music returns to Carnegie Hall in November

Oct. 3, 2018

This fall, the College of Music returns to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York for a captivating performance showcasing some of the college's most accomplished students.

Coal mine

CU researchers go deep, design drones for subterranean search and rescue

Oct. 2, 2018

The race is on: Researchers from CU Boulder, CU Denver and Scientific Systems Company Inc. have partnered to design drones that can explore underground environments such as subway tunnels, mines and caves.

Prairie voles

What bonds are made of: Neuroscientist awarded $1.5 million to study attachment, grief

Oct. 2, 2018

Zoe Donaldson is studying prairie voles, which tend to be monogamous, in research that could inform new treatments for autism and a condition called complicated grief.

Graphic of Earth's interior

A wrench in Earth's engine

Oct. 1, 2018

Researchers at CU Boulder report that they may have solved a geophysical mystery, pinning down the likely cause of a phenomenon that resembles a wrench in the engine of the planet.


Arctic sea ice at minimum extent for 2018

Sept. 27, 2018

Arctic sea ice has likely reached its minimum extent for the year and ties with 2008 and 2010 as the sixth lowest in the nearly 40-year satellite record.

Juliet Gopinath

CU Boulder to pursue new quantum chip

Sept. 26, 2018

With funding from the National Science Foundation, Juliet Gopinath will work to bring together engineers and physicists to design better tools for quantum computing.

Illustration of NASA's planned Orion Spacecraft (right) docking at the Lunar Gateway (left).

Dark side of the moon holds clues to early universe

Sept. 25, 2018

CU Boulder researchers have proposed a new satellite that would orbit the moon to seek out signals from the cosmic "dark ages."

Corrie Detweiler in lab

Battling superbugs: New compounds could make old antibiotics new

Sept. 24, 2018

CU Boulder researchers have discovered three compounds that could someday be given alongside antibiotics to reinvigorate them, making them effective against drug-resistant bugs again.

MAVEN illustration

MAVEN selfie marks four years in orbit at Mars

Sept. 21, 2018

Scientists on the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission have stitched together a selfie of the spacecraft from 21 different ultraviolet images.

ice cap

Unprecedented ice loss in Russian glacier

Sept. 19, 2018

Ice loss detected in a Russian glacier has challenged scientists' assumptions about the stability of the cold ice caps dotting Earth's high latitudes.