CU Boulder scientists ready for Cassini mission to Saturn Sept. 15 grand finale

CU Boulder scientists ready for Cassini mission to Saturn Sept. 15 grand finale

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Boulder Professor Larry Esposito has been eying the fabulous rings of Saturn for much of his career, beginning as a team scientist on NASAs Pioneer 11 mission... Read More

Thursday September 14, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Larry Esposito, Cassini spacecraft, LASP

CU part of $3M NSF grant to study social media issues, cultural, ethical impacts

CU part of $3M NSF grant to study social media issues, cultural, ethical impacts

BOULDER -- CU Boulder is one of six institutions that will share a $3 million National Science Foundation grant to study Facebook, Twitter and other social media issues. Casey Fiesler , an... Read More

Tuesday September 12, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Casey Fiesler

CU: New swarming drone technology could help find lost hikers, study wildlife

CU: New swarming drone technology could help find lost hikers, study wildlife

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Boulder researchers say they have developed an advanced drone swarming technology that allows a single operator to control multiple unmanned aircraft for a... Read More

Friday September 8, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, swarming drones, Eric Frew, Steve Borenstein

Lockheed Martin, CU Boulder expand research collaboration partnership

Lockheed Martin, CU Boulder expand research collaboration partnership

BOULDER -- Building on a $3 million partnership announced in 2016 to establish new academic programs focused on radio frequency (RF) systems, Lockheed Martin and CU Boulder announced a follow-on... Read More

Wednesday August 30, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Lockheed Martin, Keoki Jackson, Philip DiStefano, Kathryn Tobey, Bobby Braun

CU Boulder engineers develop magnesium process that’s greener, uses less energy

CU Boulder engineers develop magnesium process that’s greener, uses less energy

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Boulder engineers have revamped a World War II-era process for making magnesium that requires half the energy and produces a fraction of the pollution compared... Read More

Friday August 4, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Alan Weimer, Boris Chubukov, Big Blue Technologies, Scott Rowe, Aaron Palumbo, Catalyze CU

CU Boulder to test drones in eastern Colorado for drought monitoring project

CU Boulder to test drones in eastern Colorado for drought monitoring project

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Boulder engineers, scientists and students are teaming up with Black Swift Technologies of Boulder to use unmanned aircraft in the coming weeks to measure water... Read More

Monday July 31, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, drones, Black Swift Technologies, Brian Argrow, Al Gaseiwski, Project Drought , Jack Elston, Marciej Stachura, Cory Dixon, Eric Frew

MAVEN spacecraft orbits Mars for 1,000 days

MAVEN spacecraft orbits Mars for 1,000 days

BOULDER -- NASAs MAVEN mission to Mars led by the University of Colorado Boulder hit a milestone on June 17, marking 1,000 days of orbiting the red planet. Since its launch in November 2013... Read More

Monday June 19, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, MAVEN, NASA, Bruce Jakosky, LASP

Regents approve new $82.5 million aerospace building at CU Boulder set to begin construction this fall

Regents approve new $82.5 million aerospace building at CU Boulder set to begin construction this fall

BOULDER -- The University of Colorado Boulder is set to begin construction this fall ofa new 139,000-square-foot aerospace engineering building complete with anindoor flight environment for... Read More

Friday June 16, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Bobby Braun, Ann Smead, Michael Byram, Lockheed Martin, Penina Axelrad