Strange bacteria found on South American volcanoes

From the University of Colorado at Boulder, proof that life can inhabit just about anywhere. CU-Boulder-led team finds microbes in extreme environment on South American volcanoes A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder looking for organisms that eke out a living in some of the most inhospitable soils on Earth has found a…

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Supraglacialslipsialidosis

From the University of Colorado at Boulder, worry over something that is a natural process that has happened for thousands of years. You gotta love this one: ” Catastrophic lake drainages were 3.5 times more likely to occur during the warmest years than the coldest years.”. Gee, ya think? Or how about this one: “Once…

Wakey wakey

CU-Boulder leading study of wind turbine wakes A turbine at the National Wind Technology Center south of Boulder, Colo. (photo courtesy of CIRES) While wind turbines primarily are a source of renewable energy, they also produce wakes of invisible ripples that can affect the atmosphere and influence wind turbines downstream — an issue being researched…

NASA's Glory Climate Mission Hits a Snag

The story below was released yesterday, but the mission has already been postponed once, and, twice. Taurus Delay Extended: 2/23/2011 – VANDENBERG AFB, Calif. — The Taurus launch scheduled for 2:09 a.m. (PST), Feb. 24, has been delayed due to technical issues. The launch is expected no earlier than Feb. 25 at 2:09 PST. More information will be…