GPS is going places: Here are five things you didn’t know the navigation system could do

Matt Siegfried, now at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, and his colleagues studied snow accumulation at 23 GPS stations in West Antarctica from 2007 to 2017.
October 29, 2019

Caterpillar’s autonomous vehicles may be used by NASA to mine the moon and build a lunar base

Yet the notion of extracting platinum, gold and other valuable minerals from heavenly bodies and propelling them back to Earth is more fiction than science. “The economic analysis doesn’t make sense,” said Angel Abbud-Madrid, director of the Center ....
October 23, 2019

Federal judge in SC getting a lesson in the science surrounding a toxic firefighting foam

“This is a national issue, and we are going to find far more sites as we go along,” said Christopher Higgins, a professor at the Colorado School of Mines, who testified about how the chemicals don’t break down in the environment.
October 17, 2019

Best Colleges 2019: This Is the Best College in Every State

A favorite campus tradition at this small public college is E-Days (or Engineering Days), which takes place every spring and includes a cardboard boat race in a Colorado river.
October 14, 2019

Colorado School of Mines students and their Moroccan teammates win the Solar Decathlon AFRICA

In the midst of the 18-hour days spent building a house under the hot African sun, Colorado School of Mines students got to partake in a special Moroccan tradition.
October 8, 2019

Students from Colorado School of Mines win top prize in 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa

Students from the School of Mines joined with students in Morocco to build an affordable, solar-powered house for the North African climate.
September 30, 2019

A College For The Cosmos: The Colorado School Training Its Students To Become Space Colonizers

These days, the Colorado School of Mines is jetting light-years away from its initial purpose–training its students to mine and to utilize the minerals being mined—and concentrating on training the future engineers responsible for setting up colonies ....
September 30, 2019

Why Do We Document All Presidential Conversations? And How Is Trump’s Call With Ukraine Unusual?

“The mechanisms of government are so tremendously complex that the meetings and conversations the president has, have important implications across the range of government agencies,” said Ken Osgood, a professor of U.S. political and diplomatic ....
September 29, 2019

‘Forever Chemicals’ Coming to Your Table, if Not Already There

The federal government needs to better understand how widespread the chemicals are in the food supply, and assess potential harm to people and wildlife, said Christopher P. Higgins, a Colorado School of Mines professor whose research team found the ....
September 27, 2019

Colorado School Of Mines Designs Winning House For Solar Decathlon

Students at the Colorado School of Mines working with two other universities abroad built and designed the winning model house in the 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa on Friday.
September 27, 2019

Colorado School Of Mines Historian Calls White House’s Declassified Transcript ‘Earth-Shattering’

Professor Ken Osgood has read thousands of declassified documents and hundreds of presidential conversation transcripts, but he says what was released by the White House on Wednesday is unlike anything he’s seen before.
September 25, 2019

Many projects on the horizon for Colorado School of Mines

About 25 people attended a community meeting on the Colorado School of Mines campus on Sept. 18 to learn about the university’s future construction projects and to receive an update on the progress of the projects already underway.
September 25, 2019