Dan Baker elected AAAS fellow for 2006

Nov 23, 2006

Dr. Dan Baker, LASP’s director and an internationally known space weather expert, has been elected a Fellow of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 2006. He was cited for outstanding research and leadership in solar-terrestrial physics, including the dynamics of Earth’s radiation belts and their effects on technologies. A principal… Read more »

CU-Boulder sponsored research awards total $256.5 million for fiscal 2006

Oct 05, 2006

The University of Colorado at Boulder received $256.5 million in sponsored research awards for the 2006 fiscal year, nearly two-thirds of it from four of the largest federal agencies. As in recent years, CU-Boulder’s leading funding agencies for 2006 were NASA ($48.9 million), the Department of Health and Human Services ($43 million), the National Science… Read more »

NASA picks teams for space weather mission and studies

Aug 01, 2006

Four university teams will share $100 million to provide experiments and supporting hardware for a future NASA mission to study near-Earth space radiation. This type of radiation is hazardous to astronauts, orbiting satellites and aircraft flying high altitude polar routes. The teams will initially use $4.2 million to perform a one-year cost, management and technical… Read more »