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Juno update at Jupiter: What’s happening to the Great Red Spot?

Event Date: Wednesday, Jan 13, 2021

SPECIAL JANUARY LECTURE
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Features & News

LASP scientists find hidden pockets of water ice on the moon

November 20

Hidden pockets of water ice could be much more common on the surface of the moon than scientists once suspected, according to new research led by the Laboratory of Atmospheric and Space Physics at CU Boulder. In some cases, these tiny patches of ice might exist in permanent shadows no bigger than a penny. “If you can… Read more »

LASP scientist determine that volcanic ash may have a bigger impact on the climate than we thought

September 14

When volcanos erupt, these geologic monsters produce tremendous clouds of ash and dust—plumes that can blacken the sky, shut down air traffic and reach heights of roughly 25 miles above Earth’s surface. A new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder suggests that such volcanic ash may also have a larger influence on the… Read more »

CU on the Air Podcast: LASP Director Dan Baker talks with CU president Mark Kennedy about the Hope Mars Mission and the future of Space Research at CU

September 14

Podcast Link: Summary of Podcast United Arab Emirates sent its first mission to Mars, the Hope Mars Mission, on July 19. And although the launch was more than 6,000 miles from Colorado, the University of Colorado Boulder played a major role in putting Hope into orbit. CU Boulder Professor Dan Baker and CU President Mark… Read more »