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New Earth-climate measurements from space: the Libera mission

Event Date: Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020
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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 »

LASP researchers develop method to clean lunar dust from surfaces

September 2

LASP researchers Xu Wang and Mihály Horányi were part of a study to develop a method to clean lunar dust particles off of surfaces.