Only days before the United Nations Climate Summit, the environmental group Food & Water Watch has released a wide-ranging critique of the oil and gas industry, linking the practice of fracking to a host of adverse economic, health and climate impacts -- from scarred landscapes, declining air qualit ... More >>
Kirk Johnson, a paleontologist and fossil hunter who made science and history fun for the masses at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for the past 22 years, has landed a job with the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Johnson, the head curator and vice president of research ... More >>
A bow-tied Bill Nye the Science Guy joined other smarty-pants experts and climate scientists on the stage at the Boulder Theater this week for a lecture on "Climate Change on Earth and Other Planets." And if the audience needed more than the smarty-pants on stage to convince them of changes to the ... More >>
Looking to the planets can give us tremendous insight about our future on Earth, climate scientists said last night at the Boulder Theater's "Climate Change on Earth and Other Planets." A bow tie-clad Bill Nye the Science Guy led the panel of four distinguished scientists with a keynote speech, hook ... More >>
What do you get when you combine a super-massive black hole, an eight-year-old Mars Rover, uncharted planets...and a couple of geniuses? 60 Minutes in Space, which debuts at 7 p.m. tonight in the Gates Planetarium at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Whoa...The author of six books on mushroom identification, cultivation and their many incredible uses, renowned mycologist Paul Stamets has studied fungi for over thirty years. We caught up with Stamets, who is the keynote speaker at this year's Telluride Mushroom Festival (known informally a ... More >>
Only Bruce Willis can save us now.At 11:00 this morning, an asteroid 5-20 meters in diameter came within 7,800 miles of Earth. Asteroids and meteorites (ever wonder the difference?) make close calls with Earth all the time, but no time in the history of the world was so harrowing as 1997 and ... More >>
Simone MotturaParticle physicist/author Paolo GiordanoPaolo Giordano was working on his doctorate in particle physics when he wrote The Solitude of Prime Numbers, a beautifully rendered tale of two misfit children whom Giordano compares to twin primes -- a prime number that differs from anot ... More >>
Suzanne C. O'Neill, an assistant professor with the Cancer Control Program at Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University, has co-authored a study whose finding is the non-surprising: We'll use any excuse we can. Her research found that the least healthy people surveyed exc ... More >>
A geothermal electric plant in IcelandWind energy has been a hot commodity in the state for ten years or more now, but a new source of energy -- geothermal -- is about to get a chance to make its mark in the near future. The Denver Business Journal is reporting that the BLM is set to offer le ... More >>
Have fun with fungi at Know Your Mushrooms.
Image by Gaetano Di Achille/University of ColoradoWhat Mars' Shalbatana lake might have looked like 3.4 billion years ago. Even as an Atlas V rocket built by Centennial's United Launch Alliance blasted off yesterday on a mission that may lead to man's return to the moon, University of Colorado at B ... More >>
Michio Kaku reimagines the future.
Holographic Universe 9 is a trip into dreamland.
A diorama of what the Liaoning Forest might have looked like during the time of dinosaurs. Photo by Roderick Mickens/American Museum of Natural History Amazing discoveries are constantly being made in the paleontological field, but China's Liaoning Forest is yielding some information that's truly a ... More >>
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science brings in an age-old exhibit.
"Who brought the Doritos?" The annual Denvention has landed in Denver, and Jason Sheehan is there. Click here to read his first report from the science fiction convention. What with all the time I’ve spent talking with people who invent scenarios of contact between human beings and alien civil ... More >>
The Kyoto Accord began the race to halt global warming. On its 10th anniversary, why are we barely past the starting gate? I remember so well the final morning hours of the Kyoto conference. The negotiations had gone on long past their scheduled evening close, and the convention-center management w ... More >>
Boulder hosts an environmental art program.
We Are Scientists turns sarcasm into a science.
Humble Boy stumbles with its Hamlet references.
Biologist Rob Ramey isn't afraid of taking risks -- but taking on environmentalists may be his riskiest move.
This new docudrama is a real mind-bender.
Proof proves to be a wonderful evening of theater.
Parents' Mathematics Institute
Community College of Aurora
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
A gem of a story about diamond mines--real and fake!
THE DOCTOR'S IN JAIL AND MOST BOARDMEMBERS HAVE QUIT--BUT BILL COORS VOWS TO PRESS ON.