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Nobel Prize-winning atomic research debuts in space

Aug. 3, 2018

Research pioneered at JILA is now up and running on a NASA experiment to explore exotic states of matter on the International Space Station.

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The outer limits: New satellite to probe solar system's edges

July 26, 2018

Researchers at CU Boulder will soon set their sights on the heliosphere, a massive bubble in space that surrounds our solar system and shields it from incoming radiation.

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Microscopic trampoline may help create networks of quantum computers

July 16, 2018

A microscopic trampoline could help engineers to overcome a major hurdle for quantum computers, researchers report.

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Latest BioServe space experiments will study cancer, renewable energy

June 28, 2018

Two experiment payloads designed and built at CU Boulder are scheduled to blast off for the International Space Station in the early hours of June 29.

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Researchers find last of universe's missing ordinary matter

June 20, 2018

CU Boulder scientists are part of an international team that may have answered a long-running mystery called the "missing baryon problem."

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Squashing cyberbullying: New approach is fast, accurate

June 11, 2018

Researchers have designed a new technique for spotting nasty personal attacks on social media networks like Instagram.

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Tumultuous galaxy mergers better at switching on black holes

June 6, 2018

CU Boulder researchers find that violent crashes may be more effective at activating black holes than more peaceful mergers.

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Collective gravity, not Planet Nine, may explain the orbits of 'detached objects'

June 4, 2018

Bumper car-like interactions at the edges of our solar system, not a mysterious ninth planet, may explain the the dynamics of strange bodies called "detached objects," according to a new study.

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Rain Game brings science learning to children in the hospital

May 21, 2018

CU Boulder’s Brian Jernigan is working to bring science learning to students who can’t come to class in person: young patients in pediatric hospitals.

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Wearable technology brings high-tech to mushroom hunting

May 9, 2018

Researchers at CU Boulder are exploring how wearable technologies can help people to experience nature as they hunt for fungi.

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