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Monday, December 22, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘CU’

Obituary: Charles Gilbert Anderson

Obituary: Charles Gilbert Anderson

    Charles Gilbert Anderson, 80, of Loveland, died on December 2, 2013 at Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland. He was born on December 21, 1932 in Denver, Colorado to Edwin L. and Ida Sara (Wilson)Anderson. Charles attended Campion Academy and later graduated from CU in Boulder with a Bachelors Degree in business. He married Ruth Holmes on May 10, 1953 in Keene, Texas. Charles worked as a farmer and a truck driver. He has lived in Loveland most of his ... Full Story

Voyager about to leave solar system

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 probes destined to turn planetary science on its head launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The identical spacecraft, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, were launched in the summer and programmed to pass by Jupiter and Saturn on different paths. Voyager 2 went on to visit Uranus and ... Full Story

Newly detected chemical in smoke may have serious

Cigarette smoking, burning forests and even cooking fires all release a chemical compound not previously known to exist in significant quantities in smoke and which may have potential human health impacts, says a new study involving the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Colorado Boulder. The study was conducted by scientists at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, or CIRES -- a joint institute of CU-Boulder and NOAA -- along ... Full Story

“The Arctic On The Fast Track Of Change”

“CU @ The Longmont Public Library” To feature “The Arctic On The Fast Track Of Change” LONGMONT – On April 21, 2011, Julienne Stroeve, research scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), will offer a presentation on global climate change entitled “The Arctic on the Fast Track of Change at the Longmont Public Library at 7 p.m. Changes in the Arctic are widespread and include increased glacier and ice sheet melt, permafrost ... Full Story

CU golfers post second best final round team score

  GOLFERS TIE FOR SEVENTH AT BARONA COLLEGIATE CUP SAN DIEGO — The University of Colorado men’s golf team could have gone out there in the rain and wind Friday and tanked things after a disappointing opening two rounds here in the Barona Collegiate Cup. Instead, the Buffaloes gutted it out, posted the second best final round score and finished tied for seventh in the 16-team event. CU was able to zoom up six spots in the standings as fairly heavy rain fell for about three hours ... Full Story

Arctic sea ice shows continuing ice loss

Measurements of winter Arctic sea ice shows continuing ice loss, says CU-Boulder Study The 2011 Arctic sea ice extent maximum that marks the beginning of the melt season appears to be tied for the lowest ever measured by satellites, say scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder’s National Snow and Ice Data Center. The CU-Boulder research team believes the lowest annual maximum ice extent of 5,650,000 square miles occurred on March 7. The maximum ice extent was 463,000 square miles ... Full Story

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire, according to CU-Boulder researcher A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder shows clear evidence of the continuous control of fire by Neanderthals in Europe dating back roughly 400,000 years, yet another indication that they weren’t dimwitted brutes as often portrayed. The conclusion comes from the study of scores of ancient archaeological research sites in Europe that show convincing evidence of long-term fire control by ... Full Story

CU-Boulder space scientists ready for orbital

  NASA’s MESSENGER mission, launched in 2004, is slated to slide into Mercury’s orbit March 17 after a harrowing 4.7 billion mile journey that involved 15 loops around the sun and will bring relief and renewed excitement to the University of Colorado Boulder team that designed and a built an $8.7 million instrument onboard. “In 2004, this milestone seemed like it was a long, long way away,” said Senior Research Associate William McClintock, a mission co-investigator from ... Full Story

CU names search committee for new head football coach

CU names search committee for new head football coach

BOULDER — The search committee has been named to help determine who will become the 24th full-time head football coach in University of Colorado history, school officials released Wednesday. CU’s Faculty Athletics Representative and long-time faculty member, Dr. David Clough, will chair the seven-person committee. A professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering, he has been on the faculty since 1975 and has served as Colorado’s FAR to the Big 12 Conference since 2005, a role in ... Full Story

“Glory, Glory Colorado”

“Glory, Glory Colorado”

By Mike Moran The tragic fires that raged in the foothills near Boulder are over, but now, more flames are raging in and around the town…………they come from the hair (and pants) on fire of CU football fans, boosters, some portion of the student body, outraged bomb-throwers on blogs and sports talk shows, and some of the scathing Denver media, also engaged with Josh McDaniels, the stumbles of the Broncos, and the collective outrage of Broncomaniacs, whose numbers, ... Full Story

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