Colorado School of Mines students are helping to clean up space junk
A team is designing and building three experimental methods for removing the smallest pieces of space debris.
December 4, 2019
This is what rockfall mitigation and highway cleanup looks like
Matt Morgan, deputy director of the Colorado Geological Survey, talks about rockfalls and rockfall mitigation along Interstate 70.
December 4, 2019
Hussein Amery: Climate, not conflict, drove many Syrian refugees to Lebanon
I have been studying various aspects of water and food security in the Middle East for a long time. Now I have begun a new project studying the social and economic conditions needed to repatriate rural refugees to the farming communities in Syria.
December 3, 2019
Colorado School Of Mines Students Spearhead Projects To Manage Space Debris
Students at the Colorado School of Mines are taking on a problem some of the world’s greatest minds have yet to solve. How to manage the growing threat of space debris.
November 20, 2019
Colorado School Of Mines Professor Ian Lange Named To White House Council
A Colorado professor will advise the highest office in the land on matters of economic importance. Ian Lange has been tapped to serve on the White House Council of Economic Advisors.
November 7, 2019
How does Colorado’s Lockheed Martin keep future engineers interested in space? By asking them to design robot cars.
“I thought it was going to go crashing into walls, especially my first game where I’m like, ‘I don’t know anything about deep learning. I’m gonna keep my expectations low,’” said [Julia] Harvey, a sophomore taking the Mines’ robotics and intelligent ....
November 6, 2019
Engineering students compete in AI-powered race
The students competing in the event were from the Colorado School of Mines, University of Colorado Boulder and Metropolitan State University of Denver.
October 31, 2019
What a College Minor Is and Why It Matters
Simply put, "a minor allows a student the opportunity to add training in another discipline," explains Tracy Camp, a professor and head of the computer science department at Colorado School of Mines.
October 30, 2019
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.