The Hungo Pavi great house in Chaco Canyon

Food may have been scarce in Chaco Canyon

July 10, 2019

Chaco Canyon, a site that was once central to the lives of precolonial peoples called Anasazi, may not have been able to produce enough food to sustain its estimated population numbers.

Geologist Carolyn Crow investigating moon rocks at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

A once-in-a-lifetime look at Apollo moon rocks

July 10, 2019

More than 50 years after humans first set foot on the moon, one CU Boulder researcher will gain access to a cache of never-before-studied lunar rocks.

Flatirons from Chatauqua in the summer with flowers in the foreground

Sexual harassment: An FAQ

July 8, 2019

Sexual harassment can be a tricky subject to navigate. Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions from graduate students about sexual harassment.

Lara Vimercati examines a nieves penitentes structure on Volcán Llullaillaco in Chile

Even in jagged volcanic ice spires, life finds a way

July 8, 2019

High in the Andes Mountains, dagger-shaped ice spires house thriving microbial communities and an oasis for life in one of Earth’s harshest environments.

A simulation of the level of detail that L-CIRiS's infrared camera will reveal of the moon's surface.

An infrared close up of the moon

July 1, 2019

NASA announced that it will send a new infrared camera to the moon to collect unprecedented temperature data on the boulders and shadows at the surface.

USA Track and Field Indoor championships

U.S. Olympic sports earn failing grade for self-governance

June 25, 2019

The organizations charged with overseeing U.S. Olympic sports from the elite level down to the youth level earned an average score of 58 out of 100 for self-governance in a new study published Tuesday.

NASA rendering of a Janus satellite rendezvousing with a binary asteroid.

Double take: Satellites to get an eye on asteroid pairs

June 21, 2019

A new space mission may soon examine some of the solar system’s most dynamic duos: binary asteroids.

Presidential emergency alert message

National emergency alerts potentially vulnerable to attack

June 20, 2019

New research shows that hackers, working with limited resources, could send fake emergency alerts to cell phones in a confined area like a sports stadium.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival

7 public speaking tips from Colorado Shakespeare Festival voice coaches

June 17, 2019

Colorado Shakespeare Festival voice coaches Julie Foh and Jeff Parker shared public speaking tips that can help everyone from Shakespearian actors to students.

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Meteors help Martian clouds form

June 17, 2019

Researchers think they’ve solved the long-standing mystery of how Mars got all of its clouds.