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Jul
10
2012

Mines students conduct Pagosa Springs geothermal study

The town of Pagosa Springs, Colo., depends on geothermal resources for tourism as well as a source of renewable energy -- a recent study by Colorado School of Mines’ geophysics students will aid officials there in further developing the region’s News
Jun
29
2012

From lab to solar leader: The story of Mines, NREL and PrimeStar

October 2011 was an exciting month, not only for Mines, the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) and the state of Colorado, but for solar energy in general. Coming off the purchase of Colorado-based PrimeStar Solar, Inc., General Electric (GE) News
Jun
25
2012

Water: mastering the monumental challenge

Take raw sewage flowing from a major apartment complex. Send it through a 2 millimeter screen. Let a flora of microorganisms feast on it for a while. Filter it – this time through pores just 50 billionths of a meter across. Don’t touch it with a News
Jun
19
2012

Key to Super Collaborations? Supercomputing

This is a story of humans and hardware. What happened when professors, tops in their different fields of energy research, gained campus access to a world-class supercomputer? The story began four years ago with the institutional vision to bring a News
Apr
27
2012

Illangasekare accepts Henry Darcy Medal

Vienna, Austria -- April, 27, 2012 -- On the Mines campus, Tissa Illangasekare is known as the friendly, upbeat civil and environmental engineering professor who transformed the old Volk Gymnasium swimming pool into a state of the art soil and News

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