The second-fastest growing industry in Colorado? Solar and renewable energy.
The majority of Coloradans depend on the prairie—and don’t even know it.
We’re causing earthquakes to happen, and we’re not very prepared for them.
Colorado birthed a revolutionary health advance that impacts societies worldwide. And it happened by accident, owing to a newbie dentist’s curiosity, and some funky water that dribbled off Pikes Peak.
Rockfalls are regular occurrences in Colorado, and the debris they jettison onto roadways and other structures is hazardous.
How is snow made and what are the impacts?
Snowmaking, once relegated to hills frequented by lowland landlubbers, has become one of Colorado’s key economic catalysts. And along the way, we were the proving ground for a secret ingredient now used in snowmaking worldwide.
To prevent dangerous, slick roads, Colorado deploys snow plows that spray salty chemicals. What are these compounds, how do they work, and what are their impacts?
As the nation’s cradle for steep slopes and high mountains, Colorado experiences more than 1,000 landslides every year.
Ever wondered what exactly sugar does to the body? Does it actually make kids hyper? And how does it affect the risk of diabetes? Science columnist James Hagadorn presents the facts about sugar.