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Students to celebrate Engineering Days with egg drop, paper airplane contest and model rocket launches

Feb. 22, 2017

As part of the annual Engineering Days, student teams in the engineering college Friday will participate in some fun activities, including an egg drop, a paper airplane contest and a model rocket contest. Come check it out.Read more »
Ben Lewis, Stefanie Countryman and Shelby Bottoms

Students play key biomedical research role – in space

Feb. 15, 2017

Students and faculty at BioServe Space Technologies in aerospace engineering built two biomedical payloads that will be launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Feb. 18 to the International Space Station.Read more »
CU Boulder finalist team for NASA's BIG Idea Challenge

Student team set to take 'game-changing' solution to NASA competition

Feb. 13, 2017

As part of a national competition, four CU Boulder student finalists are taking to NASA their new design proposal – a cargo-delivery spacecraft that could one day assist in establishing a human presence on Mars.Read more »
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Ring-tailed lemurs of Madagascar: Going, going, gone?

Dec. 19, 2016

Madagascar's ring-tailed lemurs are in a steep decline because of habitat destruction, bushmeat hunting and illegal capture for the pet trade.Read more »
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Researchers dial in to 'thermostat' in Earth’s upper atmosphere

Dec. 14, 2016

Researchers have found Earth's upper atmosphere has a natural thermostat that dramatically cools the area after powerful solar storms bring on the heat.Read more »