NASA’s Hunt for Lunar Water Intensifies

So far all the signals and measurements gathered from remote-sensing probes constitute only a preliminary indication of the existence of water on the moon, says Angel Abbud-Madrid, director of the Center for Space Resources at the Colorado School of ....
June 24, 2020

College students develop cost-effective plan to keep Gillette Flats Spring open

“People would be coming up with a trailer with a whole bunch of big tanks on it and a motorized pump and people could possibly be leaving with anywhere around 500 gallons at a time,” Colorado School of Mines student Dodd Weyandt said.
June 22, 2020

College students find $564 solution to the million-dollar problem with Gillette Flats spring in Teller County

Two sophomores at the Colorado School of Mines designed a $564 system to allow an unclaimed but locally beloved artesian spring in Teller County to remain open.
June 11, 2020

How Dynamite Shaped The World

“If you can’t grow it, you have to mine it,” says Lee Fronapfel, mine manager of the Edgar Experimental Mine for the Colorado School of Mines. “People think that’s a cliché, but if it hasn’t been grown, I’ll bet my bottom dollar it was mined.”
May 26, 2020

"On Pause": Offshore Oil Industry Faces Its Biggest Setback In Years

Peter Maniloff, a professor of energy and environmental policy at the Colorado School of Mines, said offshore oil's high costs and long project timelines pose a barrier.
May 26, 2020

Covid-19 App Developed by Colorado School of Mines

Judith Klein-Seetharaman, associate professor of chemistry and director of bioscience and bioengineering at The Colorado School of Mines, is teaming up with Hua Wang, associate professor of computer science, on the project.
May 19, 2020

Is there an active volcano in Colorado? 40 years after Mount St. Helens eruption, we found out

Dr. Christian Shorey, assistant department head of geology and geology engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, said scientists technically define an active volcano as one that has erupted in the last 10,000 years – meaning the Dotsero volcano ....
May 18, 2020

College Grads Navigate The Strange And Scary Job World Created By Coronavirus

“I think it’s going around social media that our generation’s first memories are 9/11, and now we’re all graduating into a job market that is virtually nonexistent,” said Colorado School of Mines civil engineering graduate Madelyn Caviness.
May 15, 2020

Oil market hurting big business and small-town farmers

Colorado School of Mines professor of petroleum engineering Will Fleckenstein says the sudden and precipitous drop in oil prices is a perfect storm.
May 14, 2020

Oil Bust Forces College Grads to Rethink a Well-Paid Career Path

“Students are worried,” says Wendy Winter-Searcy, a director at the career center at Colorado School of Mines. She’s been trying to “help them brainstorm alternative paths.”
May 7, 2020

Antarctica vs. Science: For researchers using delicate, one-of-a-kind equipment, the extreme conditions at the bottom of the planet pose special challenges

“I promise you, there are no projects in Antarctica where the equipment works perfectly,” said Matthew Siegfried, a glaciologist at the Colorado School of Mines.
May 2, 2020

Mines students using 3-D printers to make protective medical gear

Just days after returning home to Loveland from Colorado School of Mines last month, Paul Slayback came across an article in his hometown newspaper about an organization that was attempting to enlist Coloradoans to use 3-D printers to produce ....
April 29, 2020