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Feb
19
2013

Chinese science society exec, descendant of 1914 Mines grad, visits campus

One of the leaders of the largest professional society of scientists and engineers in China – who has an interesting historical connection to Colorado School of Mines -- paid a visit to the university Feb. 19. Dr. Cheng Donghong, vice president and News
Dec
06
2012

Renewable energy lessons from the real world

As it’s often said, the real world can be the best classroom. That’s precisely the idea behind an assignment students in Teaching Professor Chuck Stone’s ENGY 320 Renewable Energy course received: to individually design their own field trips to News
Dec
06
2012

New gravity map reveals a battered moon

Embedded video fromNASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology Twin NASA probes orbiting the moon have generated the highest resolution gravity field map of any celestial body. The new map -- created by the Gravity Recovery News
Oct
31
2012

Engineering a quantum leap in solar power

Take a look at a solar panel on a sunny Colorado day and, if you’re like most people, you won’t see much more than a blinding glare. Mark Lusk sees wasted opportunity. “I see that glare and feel how hot the panels on my roof get and say, ‘What a News
Aug
30
2012

College dean focuses on sustainable infrastructure

When Kevin Moore was a young associate professor at Idaho State University, he used to wear a tie to off-campus research team meetings. One day a colleague asked, “Kevin, why do you always wear a tie to these meetings?” Someone joked, “That’s News
Aug
06
2012

Graduate leadership on a national scale

In the lobby of the Green Center at Mines, a nicely dressed graduate student described fatigue tests for wind turbine blades while pointing at a large poster filled with colorful diagrams. Nearby another student explained carbon isotope News
Aug
02
2012

Undergrad leadership through initiative

Sit down and talk with Mines undergraduate student Paul Levi Miller and you will notice right away he is very enthusiastic about science. “I like science a lot, but I also like science that can help people,” said Miller, a senior engineering physics News
Jul
23
2012

Fighting fire with fine water mist

This portable fire extinguisher is lightweight, inexpensive, non-toxic, recyclable, uses water more efficiently and is less damaging to structures and electronics than a typical sprinkler system.  “From the outset Mines has been a leader in water News
Jul
18
2012

Marquez Hall nears completion

A smile sets in on Dr. Ramona Graves’ face as she gazes through the soaring panels of glass in the nearly finished lobby of Marquez Hall, the smell of fresh paint permeating as an electric saw whines from a distant hallway. “It just feels special,” News

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