Robot vacuums are learning to avoid dog poop. But that’s not all they can see.

“People are used to thinking about whether Alexa is listening in on their house, or what the Ring doorbell is capturing outside, but they might not realize that the existence of a camera on their vacuum could present those same types of concerns,” ....
September 14, 2021

Mysterious earthquake hits southeast Colorado

“I would definitely just put this one in the currently mysterious category,” said Kyren Bogolub, a seismologist with the Colorado Geological Survey.
September 13, 2021

School of Mines, DU among America’s top colleges

“Colorado School of Mines has long been a premier destination for a transformative educational experience in STEM fields, and these latest rankings are a testament to the leadership, faculty, corporate partners and the whole campus community ....
September 13, 2021

There’s PFAS in Our Water. How Do We Get Them Out?

“If the water treatment system doesn’t know that they have a PFAS problem, and isn’t operating it specifically to PFAS, then it’s probably not doing anything,” says Chris Higgins, a professor at the Colorado School of Mines who researches the ....
September 9, 2021

Colorado team thinking about how to move moon dust

Colorado School of Mines is working with Lockheed Martin for what's called the Over the Dusty Moon Challenge. Students from any university, anywhere in the world, can take part.
September 8, 2021

Lakewood man sets record for solo, unsupported traverse of Tenmile-Mosquito Range

Garrison Hommer, a Colorado School of Mines mechanical engineering research professor, completed the treacherous 41-mile, 18,500-foot elevation gain route in 31 hours, 10 minutes and 40 seconds.
September 4, 2021

Meet The Donkeys Who Duked It Out To Become The New, Long Face Of The Colorado School Of Mines

For over twenty years, the Colorado School of Mines has celebrated touchdowns by having students run laps around the field with Blaster the Burro, the university’s beloved mascot.
September 3, 2021

Biden’s Welcome Hypocrisy on Climate Policy

Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute and professor of public policy at the Colorado School of Mines, co-wrote this opinion piece with Ted Nordhaus, founder and executive director of the Breakthrough Institute.
August 26, 2021

Battle of the Burros aims to find a new mascot for the School of Mines

School of Mines mascot 'Blaster' is soon to retire so burros Winkie and Pepsi will split Blaster's duties.
August 25, 2021

Colorado School Of Mines Freshmen, 2nd Year Students Trek Up Mount Zion For ‘M’ Tradition After 1-Year Hiatus

The Colorado School Of Mines freshman class trekked up Mount Zion for an annual tradition that dates back more than a century.
August 25, 2021

Utahns, are you ready to drink your recycled toilet water? A mobile lab aims to prove you can.

“We wanted to build something that we could take to communities and show that we can take just about any wastewater and turn it directly into drinkable water,” said Tzahi Cath, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the Colorado School ....
August 23, 2021

Colorado Springs explores reusing water from sewage treatment plants

Residents also got a look inside the process at a mobile demonstration trailer developed by Utilities, Colorado School of Mines and Carollo Engineers to understand the process.
August 19, 2021