World-renowned choreographer Karole Armitage is recognized for bringing non-traditional elements to the stage with her radical modern dance pieces. The performance tonight at Macky Auditorium will be no exception, as the dancer and her company, Armitage Gone! Dance, present Fables on Global Warming. ... More >>
CU-Boulder makes headlines for things like alleged on-campus looting after recent floods or a student who fed a teacher and classmates pot brownies. But the folks at the school would prefer to get attention for academic excellence, exemplified by the 2012 Nobel Prize won by David Wineland, who holds ... More >>
Tuesday, January 15, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849.
Give Rex Tillerson some credit. At least the ExxonMobil CEO has avoided claiming that global warming isn't real, the way tobacco executives used to pretend lung cancer was just some weird, wacky, luck-of-the-draw disease that had no linkage to massive consumption of their product. Tillerson just h ... More >>
Science writer Margaret Wertheim specializes in weighty topics, but she has a light touch when writing about science and mathematics. The author of several books dealing with theoretical physics within a cultural context as well as articles for numerous publications -- everything from the New York T ... More >>
Wikimedia Commons"Think of it as American Idol meets Bill Nye the Science Guy," says David Grinspoon, astrobiology curator of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. This is his best description of FameLab, an international competition for young scientists that has made its way across the p ... More >>
Tomorrow evening brings the final entry in the Denver Museum of Nature and Science's Sci-Fi Film Series at the Phipps Theater, with Gattaca closing the sequence out with a biological bang. As we have been doing lately, we caught up with the DMNS' Curator and Department Chair of Health Science ... 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 >>
Sorry, Aquarius. You're too late to get me. When I was about seventeen years old, a friend of my dad's who was into New Agey kind of stuff took the liberty of compiling an astrological chart for me. It was several pages long and went into great detail about what the day, hour and month of my ... More >>
As you may have read last week in "Denver Aquarium Unequipped to Handle Piranha Attacks or Reporter Queries," on a recent visit to the Downtown Aquarium I was disturbed to discover just how easy it would be to stick my hand into the open-top piranha tank -- and even more disturbed by my irrational ... More >>
The Bad Astronomers book chronicles the end of the world.
The forecasters, however, have sunny dispositions.
When Al Gore and other global-warming experts want to come in out of the cold, they turn to Boulder's Konrad Steffen.
Get up close and personal with fungus.
Alderfer/Three Sisters Park hosts a Perseids party.
High-school plays examine the environment.
David Grinspoon is popularizing science, one alien joke at a time.
From the week of July 13, 2006
Celebrated and shunned, CSU's Bill Gray is taking heat in the global-warming debate.
Xcel’s solution to rising energy prices includes a lot of coal. Is that a bad thing?
Discover the beauty of India on IMAX.
Math and art combine forces in the Art + Math = X show.
NASA astronomer makes sense of the cosmos
Darwin in the Dreamtime probes the legacy of evolution theory.
This Boulder ballerina took a whack at the Big Whack theory -- and one of science's biggest mysteries.
St. Cajetan Event Center
The Disney formula goes disturbingly awry in the off-putting Dinosaur.
The feds were already suspicious of scientist Wen Ho Lee. Then they discovered he’d downloaded every secret in the nuclear arsenal.
The state's global-warming forums are canceled after foes show up en masse.
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.
Kansas farmers say their weather-modification program causes rain. Colorado farmers say it causes trouble.
THE GOVERNMENT HAS A LESSON FOR GRADE-SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS AND THEIR STUDENTS: THERE'S NOTHING TO FEAR FROM ROCKY FLATS.