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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
16
2017

Mines professor’s Op-Ed published in The New York Times

Ken Osgood, professor of humanities, arts and social sciences at Colorado School of Mines, recently contributed to The New York Times opinion section. His essay, "The C.I.A.'s Fake News Campaign," was published Oct. 13. Osgood, who holds a PhD in Mines in the News
Oct
13
2017

Mines awarded DOE funding for proton-conducting ceramics

A team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has been awarded a three-year U.S. Department of Energy grant to develop a method for transforming solar and wind power into a highly transportable, carbon-neutral liquid fuel. Neal Sullivan, associate News
Oct
12
2017

Mines students get an insider's view on Korea

Colorado School of Mines students received an insider’s view of the brewing crisis between the United States and North Korea when they video-conferenced with an American scholar who just returned from the Korean peninsula.   Professor Mitchell News
Oct
12
2017

Mines research on carbon capture and storage featured in Nature

Jennifer Wilcox, associate professor and interim head of the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, was quoted in a recent article about carbon capture and storage published in Nature. In the article " Mines in the News
Oct
11
2017

Himalayan Oktoberfest to raise funds for Nepal service project

Every year, 26,500 pounds of human waste are generated in the Everest Base Camp region of Nepal. Public sanitation in the Khumbu Valley is lacking, however, and without proper receptacles, much of the trash and other waste generated by foreign 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
Oct
10
2017

Mines Tiny House featured on ABC Denver 7

Mines Tiny House, the solar-powered, net-zero energy tiny house being built by Colorado School of Mines students, was recently featured on ABC Denver 7. The 220-square-foot dwelling is on display at the 2017 Solar Decathlon in Denver through Oct. 15 Mines in the News
Oct
09
2017

Improvements to U.S. 6-19th Street interchange featured in the Golden Transcript

The new U.S.6-19th Street interchange was the subject of a recent story in the Golden Transcript. The City of Golden held a grand opening Oct. 1 of the new parkland "lid" that greatly improves the connectivity between Mines Park and the main Mines in the News
Oct
06
2017

Mines alumni lend their skills to U.S. 6-19th Street project

When James Sapegin moved into Mines Park his sophomore year, the walk to class wasn’t a particularly inviting one. Standing between the apartment complex and main Colorado School of Mines campus were four lanes of cars zipping by at 50-60 miles per News

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