University of Colorado (CU)

5:00am

Fri May 23, 2014
Space

What's A 'Camelopardalis' And Where Can I See It?

The May Camelopardalid radiant is in the constellation Camelopardalis.
Credit D. Moser using Starry Night Pro / NASA

Look up Colorado, and you may witness the birth of a new meteor shower late Friday night. That’s when the Earth passes through the orbit of a comet named Linear.

The shower’s name is a tongue twister: Camelopardalids. It’s named after the giraffe constellation.

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8:44am

Sat May 10, 2014
Environment

Oil And Gas Methane Emissions Triple Previous Estimates

A drilling rig and associated equipment near a neighborhood in Weld County, Colorado, just south of Dacono.
Credit David Oonk / CIRES

As new restrictions on methane emissions for Colorado’s Oil and Gas Industry begin, a collaborative study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the University of Colorado and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Studies reveals those emissions are three times as high than originally thought.

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1:07pm

Wed April 23, 2014

7:53am

Sat April 19, 2014
Marijuana

Non-CU Students Banned From Campus On 4/20, Alternatives Planned

Boulder's 4/20 rally has attracted thousands annually over the past two decades.
Credit Jonathan Reyes / Flickr - Creative Commons

For the third year in a row, only students and staff will be allowed on the main campus at the University of Colorado-Boulder. The move is in favor of deterring the mass consumption of pot on what has become known as 420 - or April 20 as it's found on the calendar.

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6:00am

Mon April 7, 2014
Arts & Life

What Not To Miss At CU's 2014 Conference On World Affairs

Pictured here the 65th Conference on World Affairs; the audience listening to Hedrick Smith in Macky Auditorium.
Credit Cedar Spring Wolf / Courtesy of University of Colorado, Boulder

Billed as the conference on “everything conceivable,” the Conference on World Affairs begins Monday, April 7. The annual event at the University of Colorado, Boulder includes 200 events that pretty much cover the gamut.

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