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CU study shows how early Earth kept warm enough to support life

An artist’s conception of Earth during the late Archean, 2.8 billion years ago. (Image courtesy of Charlie Meeks) Solving the “faint young sun paradox” --...
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Study: Volcanic aerosols, not pollutants, tamped down recent Earth warming

A new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder indicates emissions from moderate volcanoes around the world – such as the Augustine Volcano in Alaska –...
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NASA-CU ozone study may benefit air standards, climate

New research finds that when it comes to combating global warming caused by emissions of ozone-forming chemicals, location matters.
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Sun-gazing SORCE satellite, designed to last five years, turns 10

Video of 0x0zANf7Ph8 When a sun-gazing NASA satellite designed and built by the University of Colorado Boulder launched into space on Jan. 25, 2003, solar...
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Five questions for Nikolaus Correll

“Let’s change the world” was a message he often heard during his post-doctoral work at MIT, and he came to understand that this was not just another well-used...
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Five questions for Bill Possel

A career in spacecraft operations led him to the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he is...
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Students, faculty to help NASA develop space garden

CU-Boulder aerospace engineering sciences graduate student Christine Fanchiang is part of the team working to sustain food growth in space. (Photo: Patrick...
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NASA’s Kepler planet-hunting mission, controlled by CU-Boulder students, to continue

Bill Possel, director of Mission Operations and Data Systems for the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado Boulder, second...
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As Voyager 1 nears edge of solar system, CU scientists look back

In 1977, Jimmy Carter was sworn in as president, Elvis died, Virginia park ranger Roy Sullivan was hit by lightning a record seventh time and two NASA space...
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Research funding for CU scientists reached $790 million last year

Faculty researchers at University of Colorado campuses secured more than $790 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2010-11 to advance...

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