A geologist and an engineer discuss what made the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria so devastating, how the region shares similar geology with California and how lessons learned can help the world prepare for the next big one.
For people who are blind or visually impaired, finding the right products in a crowded grocery store can be difficult without help. A team of computer scientists at CU Boulder is trying to change that.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology laboratories have housed atomic clocks for decades—including the cesium atomic clock NIST-F1, which serves as the primary time and frequency standard in the U.S. Researchers continue to improve the clocks' accuracies, a process that sometimes has included rebuilding parts.
Germophobes, brace yourselves. A team of CU Boulder engineers has revealed how tiny water droplets, invisible to the naked eye, are rapidly ejected into the air when a public restroom toilet is flushed. The research also provides a methodology to help reduce this exposure risk.