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Recreating conditions inside stars with compact lasers

Scientists offer a new path to creating the extreme conditions found in stars, using compact lasers and ultra-short pulses irradiating nanowires.

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International neutrino experiment hands CSU the remote

CSU’s remote control room for Fermilab’s NOvA experiment is one of only 12 in the world.

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Diversifying the sciences, for the sake of science

The College of Natural Sciences is taking a broad view to make sure everyone is welcome at the bench.

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On the hunt for quantum entanglement, physicist wins international honors

Kate Ross has been captivated by the odd behaviors of electrons ever since high school. This curiosity quickly became a gateway to the wonders of quantum physics.

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Department of Energy supports new solar cell design

James Sites and W.S. Sampath have received a $900,000, four-year award from the DOE’s SunShot Initiative to develop a new way to increase the efficiency of thin-film cadmium telluride solar cells.

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Asteroid named for retiring astronomy professor, Roger Culver

Professor of Physics Roger Culver has retired after a half-century of astronomy teaching and research at CSU.

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Making the switch, this time with an insulator

CSU physicists, joining the fundamental pursuit of using electron spins to store and manipulate information, have demonstrated a new approach to low-power computer memory.

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Neutrinos, ever bizarre, enjoy the spotlight

Two separate, international scientific collaborations studying neutrinos have reported new insights into how neutrinos behave. CSU researchers have played a significant role in both.

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CSU student takes second place in Chinese language competition

Chris Lewis, a sophomore at Colorado State University, claimed second place in the Midwest regional Chinese Bridge language competition held in Chicago in April.

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