Showing 'Geology' News

Jul
06
2018

Navarre-Sitchler receives DOE funds for rock weathering work

It’s a discrepancy that has dogged geochemists for years – when researchers bring rocks back to the lab and measure how quickly they dissolve, the numbers don’t match what they can see happening in the field. In fact, it’s an order of magnitude of News
Apr
11
2018

Mines hosts hands-on science experience for high schoolers

Take a slice of the Earth’s surface and it might look a little like the tabletop sand tanks that a group of local high school students experimented with during a visit to Colorado School of Mines.  Clean, clear water flowed through the model, the News
Apr
06
2018

Mines students compete in Three Minute Thesis

Twenty-four Colorado School of Mines graduate students participated in Three Minute Thesis (3MT®), an exciting event that challenges students to present their research in a clear, concise manner to a non-specialist audience, on April 5 for a chance News
Mar
29
2018

Mines professor, student spend month aboard research vessel

A Colorado School of Mines professor and graduate student spent more than a month at sea researching the relationship between earthquakes, gas hydrates and underwater landslides off the coast of New Zealand.  Brandon Dugan, Baker Hughes Chair and News
Feb
20
2018

Mines, Lockheed Martin team up for Engineers Week event

    In honor of National Engineers Week, Colorado School of Mines and Lockheed Martin teamed up Feb. 16 for a fun day of activities and industry mentorship to encourage female and minority students underrepresented in the STEM fields to pursue News
Jan
30
2018

Space resources program approved for fall 2018 launch

  A first-of-its-kind graduate program in space resources will officially lift off at Colorado School of Mines this fall.   Post-baccalaureate certificates, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees will be offered through the unique interdisciplinary News
Dec
20
2017

Palin contributes to paper on loss of Mars’ ancient oceans

Earth and Mars both possessed abundant surface water shortly after their formation, but unlike on Earth, where oceans still cover 70 percent of the planet, the Martian surface may have acted like a giant sponge, soaking up the water and trapping it News
Dec
15
2017

Outstanding fall graduates honored at commencement

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its midyear commencement Dec. 15, conferring a total of 239 bachelor’s, 175 master’s and 63 doctoral degrees during undergraduate and graduate ceremonies.   At the undergraduate ceremony, 11 students – each News
Nov
21
2017

Microbial hot spring structures offer clues into geological past

Orange, tree-like cone structures up to two centimeters tall found in a California hot spring were built by a rich and diverse community of microbes, newly published research shows. These microbes, living in a California hot spring aptly named “Cone News
Oct
20
2017

Students get on-the-ground experience in Guatemala

Landslide risk is a fact of life for hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans residing in settlements on the slopes of steep ravines.  How well the available tools, techniques and programs manage that risk is the subject of a Colorado School of Mines News

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