The morning of April 22 greeted Earth Day marchers with cold and rain, but the clouds parted and sun welcomed an estimated 10,000 attendees at Denver’s first March for Science Rally in Downtown Denver. Marchers gathered in and around Civic Center Park’s amphitheatre to march for the spirit of Earth day. The event took place […]
Beer and food pairings are rarely combined with the calculating precision of science. If anything, picking out the perfect cheese or cured meat to go with a glass of wine or beer growler seems more like fine art than anything else. That said, how many combinations must one go through before finding the best combination […]
Coral reefs, known as the rainforests of the sea, are diverse marine ecosystems essential not only to marine life but to the entire world. They provide food and shelter for a quarter of marine life in our oceans. Billions of people around the world depend on fishing industries to feed and support their nations. Coral […]
Sustainable research provides MSU Denver students led by professor Sara Jackson practical experience in the geography field. “The students and I do research on different neighborhoods that are selected by a local community organization called Accelerate Climate Action,” Jackson said. “The goal is to get neighborhoods thinking about how they can make an impact on […]
Auraria students were treated to a night of film, music and theater honoring the 100-year anniversary of the publication of Albert Einstein’s “Theory of General Relativity.” In Nov. 1915, Einstein finalized his “Theory of General Relativity,” a theory which led to ideas such as black holes and the “big bang.” The theory also makes modern-day […]
Science, technology, engineering and math may be the hardest career paths to pursue, but they’re also the fields that Colorado needs most, according to a report on Colorado STEM education released in August. The Colorado STEM Education Road- map was prepared by the Colorado Education Initiative, a nonprofit working with the Colorado Department of Education. […]
The second annual AnomalyCon, Denver’s first steampunk convention, drew close to 1,000 attendees to Auraria March 23-25. Steampunk is a genre of fiction set in an alternate Victorian era: a modern recreation of early science fiction in the vein of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells.
In Colorado Springs, a man known as UFO Phil, who claims he speaks to aliens daily, has been publicizing his plans to build a hydrogen spacecraft refueling station as a replica of the Pyramid of Giza on Pikes Peak.
An alliance has been created at Metro to further the implementation of a federal initiative aimed at increasing student retention in math and science-based studies.
More than two-and-a-half years after ground was broke and $111 million later, the part-new, part-renovated Science Building ceremonially opened Aug. 20.