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Oct
01
2014

Professor unearths Moon’s “Ocean of Storms” mystery

Colorado School of Mines Geophysics Associate Professor Jeff Andrews-Hanna is the lead author of a study documenting the discovery of a giant rectangular structure (roughly 1,600 miles across) on the nearside of the Moon. Using NASA’s Gravity News
Aug
22
2014

Q & A with Jaden, 13-year-old Mines freshman

Thirteen-year-old Jaden is a Colorado native and is starting his freshman year at Mines this fall majoring in applied mathematics and physics. From a very early age, it was clear Jaden was a gifted child. He was reading proficiently at 15 months, News
Jul
09
2014

Teaching assistant, alumnus connect through acroyoga

There’s a pretty good chance that if you see two people practicing acrobatic partner yoga (acroyoga) on Kafadar Commons, one of them is physics teaching assistant Michelle Griffith. Griffith, who graduated from Mines with an engineering physics News
Jun
02
2014

Q & A with non-traditional grad student Skylar Zilliox

Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate student Skylar Zilliox received an Engineering Physics degree from Mines in the spring, but this was not her first degree. She also received a bachelor associate degree in Liberal Arts from St. John’s News
May
30
2014

Two weeks as a student in Geophysics Field Camp

Geophysical engineering student Austin Bistline details his experiences during the two-week Geophysics Field Camp in Pagosa Springs, CO. Monday, May 12 Today we gathered at Mines campus to leave for Pagosa Springs, CO. It was snowing quite heavily News
Feb
28
2014

Q & A with Michael Wall

Former Mines PhD student and recipient of the 2014 Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Work in Computational Physics, Michael Wall, was invited to present “Quantum many-body physics of ultracold molecules in optical lattices: models News
Jan
29
2014

Mines studying highest energy particles known to exist

This article is part of a series on the undergraduate research fellowship program Engineering physics junior Steven Hackenburg is working with physics professor Dr. Lawrence Wiencke on programming that remotely controls the laser systems at the News
Jan
03
2014

A laser's edge

This story appears in the Fall/Winter 2013 issue of Mines magazine. How can light be manipulated to slice a clean incision in the fragile lens of a human eye? Or to create three-dimensional videos of processes deep inside the brain? Or to carve a News
Oct
18
2013

Mines course bridges divide between sciences, humanities

Physics Professor Lincoln Carr and Liberal Arts and International Studies Professor Toni Lefton are connecting science and poetry in a new course this semester. “Honors courses and programs exist in many schools, but we are not aware of a specific News
Oct
17
2013

Haunted Physics Lab to spook Mines community Oct. 26

The Mines Society of Physics Students (SPS) will be hosting the Haunted Physics Lab Oct. 26 in Friedhoff Hall in the Green Center, 924 16th St. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and the event will start at noon. This family-friendly event will display News

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