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Nov
21
2017

Mines research into colloidal chains headed to space

Research by Colorado School of Mines faculty on the behavior of chains of colloidal molecules is headed to the International Space Station on a SpaceX flight scheduled for Dec. 4. Professor David Marr and Associate Professor Ning Wu, both of the News
Nov
06
2017

Lockheed Martin and Mines create software academy

Lockheed Martin and Colorado School of Mines have partnered in a unique opportunity for software engineering students. The Lockheed Martin Software Academy, which just completed the pilot program, selects a handful of students from Mines who commit 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
18
2017

Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden to give lecture Oct. 23

Astronaut Al Worden, one of only 24 humans to fly to the moon, will recount his experience as the Apollo 15 command module pilot during a public lecture Oct. 23 at Colorado School of Mines. Worden flew alongside Commander Dave Scott and lunar module News
Oct
16
2017

Mines professors connected to landmark cosmic discovery

Astronomers and astrophysicists worldwide are celebrating a landmark discovery: For the first time, scientists have not only detected gravitational waves – ripples in space-time – from the collision of two neutron stars but also follow-up signals News
Oct
11
2017

Graduate student selected for NASA research fellowship

A graduate student at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded a NASA research fellowship to study the use of electrochemical technology to convert the carbon dioxide found in Mars’ atmosphere into methane fuel to help sustain human life beyond News
Sep
08
2017

Sowers testifies before House committee on space resources

A Colorado School of Mines professor was among the experts who testified before a U.S. House of Representatives committee about private sector exploration of the moon. George Sowers, professor of practice in mechanical engineering, addressed the News
Aug
07
2017

Mines plans launch of Space Resources graduate program

Colorado School of Mines could soon be preparing the next generation of scientists and engineers to responsibly explore, extract and use resources not only on Earth but also on the Moon, Mars, asteroids and beyond. Mines is planning to launch a News
Aug
01
2017

Mines student to observe total solar eclipse with NCAR

Alyssa Boll has loved space since she was young. Her father, a computer scientist and amateur astronomer, made his own telescopes and was always teaching her and her sister the names of the celestial objects they spied. Now this summer, the News
Apr
25
2017

Mines-built space observatory launches into stratosphere

A NASA space observatory put together by Colorado School of Mines researchers has launched from Wanaka Airport in Otago, New Zealand, the afternoon of April 24, 2017 (10:50 a.m. April 25 local time), in a pioneering attempt to observe ultra-high- News

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