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3:06am

Thu September 12, 2013
Colorado Floods

Thursday's Updates: Intense Rains Cause Flooding, Evacuations Across Front Range Areas

SH 72 between SH 93 and Twin Spruce Road, a portion of the highway has been washed out.
CDOT

Heavy rains have caused road closures, mudslides, power outages, gas leaks and more across Boulder County and along parts of the Front Range. We're following developments.

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3:23pm

Mon August 26, 2013
Health

CDOT Hopes Potty Talk Will Deter Drunk Driving

Daniel Lobo Flickr - Creative Commons

3:49pm

Fri August 23, 2013
Environment

The 'Consensus' View: Kevin Trenberth's Take On Climate Change

Originally published on Fri August 23, 2013 7:12 pm

Next month, a scientific committee sponsored by the United Nations will put out its latest assessment of climate change. The report is expected to underscore yet again that climate change is a serious problem and human beings are largely responsible.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) represents a consensus view of hundreds of scientists from around the world. The effort shared the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore.

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3:28pm

Thu August 22, 2013
Science

The World's Most Precise Clock Could Prove Einstein Wrong

Originally published on Thu August 22, 2013 5:00 pm

This may look like a mad scientist's garage sale, but it's actually the most precise clock ever built.
Jim Burrus NIST

What a makes a good clock? Andrew Ludlow, a physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, says one of the most important criteria is stability.

"If you could imagine a grandfather clock and see the pendulum swinging back and forth, ideally that pendulum would swing back and forth very uniformly," Ludlow says. "Each swing would take exactly the same amount of time."

That's stability. But what if something perturbs the system, like a mischievous toddler?

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12:46pm

Wed August 21, 2013
Education

New Dorms And Perks Greet CU And CSU Students

CSU students move into the residence halls.
courtesy of Colorado State University

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