Showing 'Geology' News

Aug
19
2015

Million dollar donation elevates research for Colorado School of Mines geology lab

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 19, 2015 — The Colorado School of Mines Department of Geology and Geological Engineering has teamed up with global scientific instrument supplier Tescan, to build one of the most advanced geosciences research laboratories in the Press Release
Jul
24
2015

Mines students help explain geology in Ansel Adams exhibit at Foothills Art Center

GOLDEN, Colo., July 24, 2015 – You know the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” So imagine only having one hundred words to explain a photograph. That was the case for six students, who as part of their final project in ‘Photography, Press Release
May
20
2015

New exhibit at state Capitol highlights Colorado’s mineral treasures

DENVER, Colo., May 20, 2015 – From the Gold Rush and frontier mining days to the energy needs of the present day, a new exhibit at the Colorado state Capitol building curated by the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum highlights some of the Press Release
Sep
23
2014

Mines Geology Museum restores 1930s murals

The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum has been working on restoring six murals dating back to the 1930s, after the museum suffered ceiling damage from heavy rains in Sept. 2013. Museum director, Bruce Geller, collaborated with a team of art News
Aug
13
2014

Sustainability and the subsurface world

This story appears in the 2014-15 issue of Mines' research magazine, "Energy & the Earth." For those of us residing on the planet’s surface, the term “shale” evokes visions of flaking layers of rock you can all but peel away by hand. Oil and gas News
Jan
09
2014

Grad student Elena Finley finalist for Mars One project

Geology and geological engineering graduate student Elena Finley is one of 1,058 applicants still in the running for the Mars One project. The project aims to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars. Crews of four will depart every two years News
Sep
10
2013

Miss Colorado crown on display at Geology Museum

Only one Miss America crown is as unique as the one on display at the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum. The tiara, which contains several different gemstones, was worn by Miss Colorado for the first time in July 1973. The crown features a News
Oct
22
2012

Marquez Hall: A Mines Milestone

Read more about Marquez Hall here. News
Aug
06
2012

Hitting paydirt

Exploration geologists can devote entire careers to searching for undiscovered mineral deposits without ever chalking up a find. But for those who do, it’s tremendously rewarding, and many go on to more discoveries. Seated atop a glistening, rock- News

Pages