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Oct
05
2018

Mines professor celebrates PhD advisor’s 2018 Nobel win

Like many researchers who specialize in lasers, Jeff Squier was excited to hear this week that three scientists had won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for their pioneering work with the intense beams of light. For the Colorado School of Mines News
Sep
25
2018

Complex qubit network could speed up quantum computing

Quantum computers will soon be able to perform tasks that not even the most powerful classical computers are capable of today. An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Colorado School of Mines has received funding from the National Science News
Sep
14
2018

3 Mines graduate students to conduct research at DOE labs

Three Colorado School of Mines students have received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at DOE national laboratories. Natalie Seitzman, Nathan Patrick Bessen and Randy Lemons were among 47 News
Aug
23
2018

CoorsTek sculpture transforms aluminum oxide into art

A new art installation – made of 240 specially designed aluminum oxide ceramic tiles manufactured by CoorsTek – now crowns the ceiling of the CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering. Artists David Cole and Michael Brown were on campus News
Aug
09
2018

Materials informatics fellowship trains next-gen workforce

Materials informatics is the next frontier of materials science, taking computational and machine learning tools and applying them to characterizing and discovering materials. A group of Colorado School of Mines students spent their summer getting a News
May
04
2018

Mines to compete in 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa

An international team led by Colorado School of Mines has been accepted to compete in the 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa in Morocco. Mines students will work hand in hand with students from Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech, Politecnico di Torino in News
Apr
12
2018

Mines professor, PhD student advocate for nuclear science

Colorado School of Mines Assistant Professor of Physics Kyle Leach and Physics PhD student Connor Natzke were among nearly 100 nuclear physicists advocating for federal nuclear science research funding in Washington, D.C., on April 9. As a part of News
Apr
06
2018

Distinguished lecturer tackles sound scientific judgment

From attempts to weigh the human soul to misguided investigations into cold fusion, to unaddressed instances of plagiarism that led to even greater problems down the line, the world of science offers quite a few examples of poor judgment. While News
Feb
09
2018

Mines Hyperloop team secures repeat trip to SpaceX finals

DiggerLoop is headed back to SpaceX.  The Colorado School of Mines student team was one of just 20 worldwide chosen this month to advance to the finals of the main 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, set to be held this summer at SpaceX News
Feb
05
2018

Quantum physics research boosted by grant, new hires

A Colorado School of Mines professor has received a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to develop an online gateway that will allow researchers around the world to run quick quantum-computing simulations with the click of a button and News

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