Digging Up Regolith: Why Mining the Moon Seems More Possible Than Ever

“You have direct interest from the White House in making this happen right now, which is sort of remarkable,” George Sowers, a space mining researcher and professor of engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, tells Popular Mechanics. “From that ....
April 27, 2020

Glowing ‘M’ Turned Heart Sends Support Over The Front Range

Mount Zion in Golden now has a shining beacon of support for local healthcare and essential workers. The Colorado School of Mines is changing the color of its white “M” and turning it into the shape of a heart every night for the rest of the semester ....
April 23, 2020

Colorado School Of Mines Student Makes 3D PPE For Health Care Workers

Students at Colorado School of Mines are using their engineering skills to work as part of a statewide effort. They will help provide personal protective equipment to workers on front lines in the fight against COVID-19.
April 22, 2020

Microbes from Yellowstone's hot springs make new meat substitute

The oranges, browns, yellows, violets and greens found in the Yellowstone hot springs are all microbes, "in a sort of layered lasagna reflecting sunlight from those layers of different things living at different depths," said John Spear ....
April 7, 2020

COVID-19 — the Global South must not be forgotten

"While the media focuses on countries hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic — China, United States, Italy and South Korea — relatively less news emerges from the bulk of the world’s population living in developing countries," writes Morgan Bazilian ....
April 5, 2020

He used to guide adventurers to the top of Denali, now this exec guides energy policy at Colorado School of Mines

Morgan Bazilian’s professional background begs the question: How does someone make a career like that?
March 23, 2020

Mines to get new business center following gift

The parents of two recent Colorado School of Mines graduates have made a multimillion-dollar challenge gift to fund a new business venture center on the university's campus.
March 23, 2020

Revealed: DBJ's 2020 Top Women in Energy and the Trailblazer Award winner

Jennifer Miskimins, associate professor and department head of petroleum engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is a 2020 DBJ Top Women in Energy honoree.
March 20, 2020

Why copper could help prevent future pandemic, and what it does to coronavirus

John Spear, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, points to a study from 2015 by the University of Southhampton in England that found copper can help prevent respiratory viruses from spreading.
March 20, 2020

Oil price collapse could cut deeply into Weld County jobs, tax revenue

Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines, told BizWest that, despite various proclamations from President Donald Trump at times, the U.S. is not energy independent and is very much connected ....
March 9, 2020

Colorado Matters: ‘Dark Waters’ And How ‘Forever Chemicals’ Affect Colorado

Attorney Robert Bilott, who inspired the film, joins Colorado PFAS experts on stage at Colorado School of Mines. Host Ryan Warner also speaks with activist Mark Favors, whose family has been hit by cancer.
February 7, 2020

Microporous crystalline membranes are designed for gas separation and potential scale-up

"Chemical separations account for about half of the United States' industrial energy use and as much as 15% of total U.S. energy consumption," writes Moises Carreon, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering, in a Perspective piece.
February 7, 2020