Boulder

1:41pm

Fri January 31, 2014
Transportation

New Regional Website Shows Multiple Options For Daily Commute

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DRCOG

A new website created by the Denver Regional Council of Governments hopes to educate commuters on the different forms of transportation offered in the region that get you from point A to point B.

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3:22pm

Fri January 24, 2014
Science

Tickety-Tock! An Even More Accurate Atomic Clock

Originally published on Fri January 24, 2014 8:24 pm

Computer networks and GPS systems are only possible because of the precision timekeeping of atomic clocks like the one above, says clockmaker and physicist Jun Ye.
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Scientists announced this week that they have created the most advanced clock in the world.

The clock, described this week in the journal Nature, is so precise that it would neither lose nor gain one second in about 5 billion years of continuous operation. That's pretty good, considering that the Earth itself is only around 4.5 billion years old.

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1:44pm

Wed January 8, 2014
Health

Boulder Moves To Snuff Out Smoking On City Property

An area between the library and 13th St in Boulder could soon be off-limits to smokers
Jon Hurd Creative Commons/Flickr

12:48pm

Tue January 7, 2014
Energy

Boulder Requests Utility Grid Costs From Xcel

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Boulder officials have taken a significant step toward bringing the electric grid under city management. City officials sent a notice of intent to current operator Xcel Energy announcing plans to acquire parts of the electric infrastructure. The letter kicks off discussions on cost for the city — but there are limits.

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11:43am

Tue January 7, 2014
Transportation

When Will Commuter Rail Come To Longmont?

The study is evaluating a number of commuter rail options including phasing the construction of Northwest Rail and extending the North Metro line to Longmont.
Credit Jim Hill / KUNC

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