Mission director Alan Stern and planetary director David Grinspoon chronicle the 26-year journey to Pluto in their new book, "Chasing New Horizons."
There's A Blurry Thing A Billion Miles Past Pluto, And Scientists Hope To Spot Its Shadow From Earth
As the New Horizons spacecraft heads for a target a billion miles past Pluto, a Boulder astronomer joins dozens traveling to South America and Africa to spot the object from Earth.
A research professor at the University of Arizona has found the ancient inhabitants of the Mesa Verde area used complex geometry to build a temple — the first sign of such sophisticated geometrical skills in North America.
Deep under miles of nitrogen ice, an ocean of water could still flow on the dwarf planet. Photographs and data captured by the Colorado-led New Horizons spacecraft inspired the new research.
The six-part series, produced by filmmaker Ron Howard, tries to get everything right about how humans will settle Mars. Keeping the science real was the job of a professor at the University of Colorado.
The moon will be full and closer to Earth than it’s been in nearly 70 years on Nov. 14.
The search for planets outside our solar system has uncovered a rocky planet orbiting our nearest neighboring star. The director of Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium calls the search for exoplanets the “frontier” of astronomy.
He’s traveled the globe from Siberia to Zimbabwe to stand in the shadow of 12 total solar eclipses. Next August he can just drive to Wyoming.
Park service rangers and interpreters made their way to Fort Collins to learn how to keep the night sky clearer.
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