A rendering of the Hope spacecraft in orbit around Mars

Emirates Mars Mission to reach Martian orbit on Feb. 9

Feb. 5, 2021

The mission, launched in July 2020 and aided by researchers from the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, will orbit Mars to gather crucial scientific data on its atmosphere.

The window of a GameStop store with signs advertising a sale

GameStop may not be the David and Goliath story you think, researcher says

Feb. 3, 2021

In this Q&A, Tony Cookson weighs in on the "irrational" stock market, and how everyday investors should approach the current volatile trading environment.

A pre-pandemic group photo of participants in the Public Achievement program.

Young people make their voices heard online amid pandemic

Dec. 16, 2020

The Public Achievement program, which helps young people learn how to be leaders in their communities, is navigating uncertain times during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Levinson sewing a horn cover

Seamstress for the band: CU alumna sews bell covers for CU Horn Studio

Dec. 15, 2020

As research emerged showing wind and brass instruments could produce COVID-19-laden aerosols, CU Boulder alumna Maddie Levinson began sewing French horn covers for school band programs across the state.

President's Leadership Class outing

New partnership enables leadership education in the great outdoors

Dec. 7, 2020

CU Boulder has announced a new partnership with Colorado Outward Bound School to provide a four-credit upper-division leadership course through the campus’s newly expanded Center for Leadership.

Richard O'Neill

CU Boulder violist earns third Grammy nomination

Dec. 3, 2020

Richard O’Neill, the newest member of the College of Music’s string faculty, has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category, his third nomination since 2005.

Images of "circumstellar" disks circling young stars produced by the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA)

New project to explore how planets get their atmospheres

Nov. 16, 2020

A new NASA-funded effort will explore the processes that make planets habitable—or turn them into barren wastelands.

The Thermo Scientific Titan Themis S/TEM

New electron microscope enables groundbreaking research across disciplines—and from a distance

Nov. 2, 2020

The Thermo Scientific Titan Themis S/TEM, located at the newly-launched CU Facility for Electron Microscopy of Materials, is now the highest-resolution electron microscope in Colorado.

Playing French horn with a mask

Aerosol research instrumental in getting musicians back to playing safely

Oct. 14, 2020

A CU Boulder research team of scientists and musicians seeks to find out how musical ensembles around the world can continue to safely perform music together during the pandemic.

White House Coronavirus Task Force

How has science shaped COVID-19 policy? New global project seeks to find out

Sept. 1, 2020

A new initiative seeks to understand the role scientific advice played, or did not play, in driving COVID-19-related policies in at least seven countries. Researchers hope the project helps improve communication between scientists and policymakers.

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