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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
Jan
17
2018

MLK Jr. Recognition Awards honor campus advocates

Three Colorado School of Mines community members received Martin Luther King Jr. Recognition Awards at a luncheon on January 17. Louisa Duley, assistant director of admissions; Kristine Callan, physics teaching professor; and Olivia Cordova, a News
Jan
08
2018

Tutoring program aims to grow future scientists, engineers

When Kate Smits was an engineering student at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, she struggled to find a mentor. She had great professors and a great experience overall. But she never found that mentor, that female engineer she could News
Nov
09
2017

Serving the community through community solar

Colorado School of Mines students are helping make solar power more accessible to low-income Coloradans. The Mines Energy Club recently volunteered with GRID Alternatives to help build two community solar arrays, one in Fort Collins and the other News
Nov
02
2017

Mines team receives funds for 2nd space observatory mission

A Colorado School of Mines team headed by Physics Professors Lawrence Wiencke and Fred Sarazin has been awarded NASA funding to fly a second long-duration balloon mission to test innovative optical methods for catching high-energy cosmic rays and News
Oct
24
2017

Physics assistant professor awarded $180,000 by DOE

Colorado School of Mines Physics Assistant Professor Kyle Leach has been awarded $180,000 as part of an effort to answer fundamental questions about the structure of nuclei and the interactions that are basic to the structure of matter. The research News

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