South Pole StationMore than two years past its original deadline, the National Science Foundation has finally awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to handle the U.S. government's vast operations in Antarctica. The thirteen-year, $1.9 billion contract begins April 1 and its headquarters will ... More >>
Heymsfield.Why is snow so common at Denver International Airport? A new study led by Andrew Heymsfield, a cloud physicist at Boulder's National Center for Atmospheric Research, and published in the journal Science suggests that planes can inadvertently seed clouds under the right conditions, ... More >>
Nearly three months after the National Science Foundation was supposed to announce who had won the thirteen-year, $2 billon Antarctic Support Contract, the federal agency has acknowledged to bidders that the award will be delayed by at least a year. Centennial-based Raytheon Polar Services c ... More >>
The Denver Business Journal reported today that the University of Northern Colorado has received a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to add and keep female faculty in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The money will fund ... More >>
Yesterday, a Colorado State University team led by civil engineering professor John van de Lindt successfully staged a very large-scale test in Miki City, Japan. They've come up with a new approach to building earthquake-proof (or at least more earthquake-proof) buildings, and to see if they're on ... More >>
As noted in a November 2007 Message column, few folks know about the Colorado branch of The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer, PBS’ weeknightly news staple, even though it’s celebrating its 25th year of existence and continues to contribute mightily to the program as a whole. Two correspondents, Tom Bear ... More >>
Much of PBS's signature news program comes out of a Denver office whose staffers have quietly been doing good work for nearly a quarter-century.
Celebrated and shunned, CSU's Bill Gray is taking heat in the global-warming debate.
This Boulder ballerina took a whack at the Big Whack theory -- and one of science's biggest mysteries.
A gem of a story about diamond mines--real and fake!
What do you get when greenhouse gases inspire greenhouse guesses? A heated argument--but not much scientific agreement.
Every good boy does fine? Not according to this Denver music teacher's new system of music notation.
Hype makes right at the center for the new west.