Prospecting for gemstones in Colorado’s mountains is fun and potentially lucrative -- but it isn’t easy.
To mark the 125th anniversary of the Geological Society of America, based in Boulder, a local composer wrote “Formations.” It's a symphony inspired by Colorado’s geology through the years.
Slideshow: A team at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is recruiting volunteers to help save the California condor, which is threatened by lead poisoning from hunters' bullets. The team is also recruiting volunteers to monitor bees in Colorado.
A Colorado lab is capturing vivid images of Saturn with the Earth in the distant background. They're an update to the famous “Pale Blue Dot” photograph romanticized by Carl Sagan.
Slideshow: Pictures of Saturn captured by the Cassini imaging team, based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, have generated international buzz over the past few weeks. Imaging team leader Carolyn Porco says they're an improvement over the infamous "Pale blue dot" photograph captured by Voyager more than 30 years ago and romanticized by Carl Sagan.
Conifer High students work on the PhET simulation "Build An Atom."
Sixth grader Joey Rodriguez adjusts wind power blade for his experiment at the Stem Magnet Lab School.