Colorado health officials are ramping up the state’s early detection methods for COVID-19. That includes wastewater monitoring. CSU’s Susan De Long helped launch the state’s surveillance program. (CBS Denver)
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Twenty-one named storms formed in 2021, with seven of these storms becoming hurricanes and four reaching major hurricane strength.
Colorado Climate Center researcher Peter Goble talks with Denver’s 9News about a new, more detailed drought map. The new monitor shows drought conditions for rivers, reservoirs and crops.
“Smoke is not just a western problem. We think there might be a lack of awareness in the East because you’re not in proximity to these large wildfires and they don’t really impact your day-to-day,” said Katelyn O’Dell, lead author of the study and postdoctoral research scientist. (Washington Post)
What was Coriolis, of the famous Coriolis Effect, doing at the pool table? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice explore the science behind billiards and pool trick shots with billiard physicist Dr. Dave Alciatore.
With the help of CSU atmospheric scientists Melissa Burt and Emily Fischer, and University of Arizona oceanographer Joellen Russell, the Science Moms PSA campaign is now launching nationally with The Ad Council. (Fast Company)
Science News caught up with 10 noteworthy Scientists to Watch alumni, including CSU’s Emily Fischer, who studies wildfire smoke and has faced the threat of fires firsthand.
“When you look at the total emissions from indoor cannabis cultivation in Colorado, it’s pretty much equivalent to the coal mining industry in Colorado,” said mechanical engineering Associate Professor Jason Quinn. (9News Denver)
Residents now have access to detailed data about the air that they’re breathing, thanks to a sophisticated air quality monitoring network deployed by Colorado State University atmospheric scientists.
On Sept. 25, 2021, Colorado State University lost a giant in the Ram community — Walter Scott, Jr. Through his unrelenting support and philanthropy to his alma mater, Mr. Scott helped propel CSU to new heights.