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Oct
01
2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks “Astronomy Bizarre” to sold-out Mines crowd

On Sept. 30, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson visited the Colorado School of Mines campus to speak to a sold-out crowd of students, alums, faculty, staff and community members in Lockridge Arena. “This has got to be the geekiest audience I've ever News
Sep
25
2015

Mines receives NASA grants to harvest water from asteroids

Two Mines researchers have been awarded NASA grants to work on an “out-of-this-world” extraction technique called optical mining. Mechanical Engineering Assistant Research Professor Christopher Dreyer and Director of the Center for Space Resources News
Sep
08
2015

3 reasons your GE professor is into more than just rocks

“What is it you think you’re gonna find? Boredom sets into the boring mind.”  - Lars Ulrich, Metallica Weimer Distinguished Chair and Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology professor Lesli Wood isn’t a Metallica fan, but uses the song lyrics to explain News
Sep
08
2015

Modern Metal

The 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air looks prepped for a vintage auto show, but a different fate awaits. All fins and sharp edges, it takes off straight at a silver teardrop of a Chevy Malibu a half-century younger. The closing speed is 80 mph, notes News
Sep
02
2015

Mines receives $450K NSF grant for corporate social responsibility research

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 2, 2015 – Jessica Smith, Hennebach Assistant Professor of Energy Policy in Liberal Arts and International Studies, has been awarded a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM Press Release
Aug
11
2015

Mines develops app to track gymnasts’ performance data

Mounir Zok, senior sports technologist for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), was researching how boxers moved during a match through video taken by an overhead camera suspended in a boxing ring, when he got an idea that evolved into a News
Jul
24
2015

Mines students help explain geology in Ansel Adams exhibit at Foothills Art Center

GOLDEN, Colo., July 24, 2015 – You know the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” So imagine only having one hundred words to explain a photograph. That was the case for six students, who as part of their final project in ‘Photography, Press Release
Jul
10
2015

Mines engages area students in STEM research, activities

GOLDEN, Colo., July 10, 2015 – On July 8, 160 sixth grade students from the Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) spent the morning at Colorado School of Mines, participating in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Press Release
Jun
12
2015

Humanitarian engineering focusing on social responsibility

The Humanitarian Engineering program at Colorado School of Mines has begun leading workshops on the issue of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the education of engineers. Liberal Arts and International Studies professors Juan Lucena and Jon News
Jun
10
2015

Mines researcher receives DOE funding for nuclear energy R&D

GOLDEN, Colo., June 10, 2015 – The Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced awards totaling more than $60 million for U.S. universities including Colorado School of Mines, national laboratories, and industry, for nuclear energy research and Press Release

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