In this Q&A, aerospace engineer Iain Boyd talks about what happens to vehicles when they hit speeds of 4,000 miles per hour or more and how those conditions might affect efforts to land humans on Mars.
Scientists believe that planets like Earth bob in a sea of gravitational waves that spread throughout the universe. Now, an international team has gotten closer than ever before to detecting those cosmic ripples.
If a tsunami formed along the Cascadia Subduction Zone off the coast of Oregon, residents might have just 20 to 30 minutes to get to safety. Scientists have proposed a new forecasting system that could provide seaside towns with critical early warnings.
Ever want to see inside an iguana? A new project at the CU Museum of Natural History is collecting incredibly detailed images of specimens in its collection—including CT scans of their internal anatomy.