Analog TV in a retro 1970s style living room

For legacy media studios, streaming has dried up revenue. Can they change the channel?

Feb. 7, 2024

An expert from the College of Media, Communication and Information notes that, in its ongoing conquest of legacy media studios, the tech industry has made use of a very old playbook.

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Radio telescope with CU Boulder ties lands at the moon’s South Pole

Feb. 6, 2024

In February, a lander named Odysseus designed by the company Intuitive Machines is scheduled to touch down on the moon, returning U.S. science to the lunar surface for the first time in more than 50 years. Astrophysicists from CU Boulder will be along for the ride.

Two football players smash into each other on the field

New kinds of padding could make football gear, bike helmets safer than ever

Feb. 5, 2024

Researchers wrote new computer algorithms to redesign the interiors of padding down to the scale of a millimeter or less. The result: New kinds of cushions that can absorb as much as 25% more force than current state-of-the-art technologies.

a still from the original Scarface film

Say hello to my little friend, the gangster movie

Feb. 2, 2024

At what would have been Al Capone’s 125th birthday, CU Boulder cinema researcher Tiel Lundy explains the enduring popularity of gangsters in film and the American imagination.

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Observing a new-clock systematic shift

Feb. 2, 2024

In a new study, physics professor Jun Ye and his research team have taken a significant step in understanding the intricate and collective light-atom interactions within atomic clocks, the most precise clocks in the universe.

Embark cohort

Embark Deep Tech Startup Creator launches groundbreaking innovations

Feb. 2, 2024

A recent Embark Showcase was the pinnacle of the program’s first year working with selected entrepreneurs to provide IP rights, salary support, grant funds and investor introductions to launch startups with real-world impact.

a drone-mounted light detection and ranging system

CU Boulder spinout acquired by major government contractor

Feb. 2, 2024

LiteWave Technologies, the CU Boulder spinout and Orion Space Solutions subsidiary that revolutionized LiDAR, has been acquired by Arcfield, a leading government technology and mission support provider.

Natural Hazards Center Director Lori Peek speaks at a workshop

Open data: Natural Hazards Center-NOAA report explores questions, offers answers

Feb. 2, 2024

Findings from a recent workshop on open data publication and reuse in social science research are now available. Read more about the pitfalls and promises of policy guidance that requires researchers of all disciplines to make publications and data publicly available.

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Semiconductor forum highlights CU Boulder’s leadership in advancing technology, workforce

Feb. 1, 2024

A broad coalition of stakeholders gathered at CU Boulder on Jan. 25 to celebrate the state and university’s key roles in sustaining a vibrant semiconductor ecosystem and to discuss how to shape its future.

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5 faculty selected for Community Perspectives Program

Feb. 1, 2024

Five faculty members have been selected to join the Office for Outreach and Engagement’s Community Perspectives program—a professional development program offering each cohort the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills as publicly and community-engaged scholars.