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Hundreds Flock To CU’s Planetarium To See Images From Pluto

NASA is celebrating a successful decades-long journey to the outer reaches of the solar system as Tuesday morning the New Horizons spacecraft swept past Pluto sending back new pictures of the dwarf planet.

07/14/2015

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CU’s ‘Student Dust Counter’ On New Horizons Spacecraft Arrives At Pluto

A Colorado-built spacecraft made history Tuesday morning. Nearly a decade after it launched, New Horizons is flying by Pluto and is capturing pictures and information never seen before.

07/14/2015

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Little Pluto Bigger Than Thought As Flyby With Colorado Experiments Looms

On the eve of NASA’s historic flyby of Pluto, scientists announced Monday the New Horizons spacecraft has nailed the size of the faraway icy world.

07/13/2015

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‘New Horizons’ About To Reach Pluto With Colorado-Built Experiments

It’s just two days away from a historic space mission at the edge of the solar system.

07/12/2015

Carbon dioxide levels measured high atop of Hawaii's Mauna Loa. (credit: CBS)

How Greenhouse Gases Both Maintain & Increase Earth’s Temperature

To understand climate change and the concept of global warming you have to first understand how the Earth maintains its temperature.

06/20/2015

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Students With Difficult Beginnings Earn Rare Honor As NASA Grant Scholars

A group of students is preparing for a rare opportunity to work alongside NASA scientists, but for each of the three, the road there was a rocky one.

06/18/2015

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Setback For Space Experiment Designed By Lakewood Students

Disappointment among some high school students in Lakewood after a setback on their experiment aboard the International Space Station.

06/11/2015

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Lakewood Students’ Experiments Being Tested On International Space Station

An experiment made by high school students in Lakewood is being tested on the International Space Station.

04/24/2015

John Troeltzsch at Ball Aerospace in Boulder (credit: CBS)

‘We Really Changed History With Hubble’ Says Boulder Scientist After 25 Years

It’s called the most significant advance in astronomy since Galileo’s telescope, and this week the Hubble Space Telescope is turning 25.

04/21/2015

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NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025

During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.

04/15/2015

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