The Rocky Flats Paradox is a multimedia story that explores the controversy surrounding the Rocky Flats Plant, which manufactured the cores of U.S. nuclear weapons during the Cold War, becoming a National Wildlife Refuge by looking at the complex and troubled history of the site from operations through clean-up and hearing from voices of the past and the present.
The seventh month journey of NASA’s InSight lander came to an end after seven minutes of terror on Monday.
Image provided by NASA
InSight cruised into the atmosphere of Mars at 12,300 mph and managed to slow to a graceful 5 mph before a gentle landing. This is the eighth time in human history a successful landing has taken place on Mars.
In July of 2015 a crater was first spotted under the Greenland ice sheet.
On Wednesday researchers confirmed this finding. This is the first ever meteorite impact crater found beneath the Greenland ice sheet.
Image provided by Natural History Museum of Denmark.
This 19-mile wide and 1000 feet deep crater was formed under the Hiawatha Glacier less than three million years ago, most likely during the end of the last ice age according to NASA. Continue reading →
At 8:07 pm Karen McCormick walked into an empty storage room at 300 Suns Brewery and called Republican representative Ken Buck to officially congratulate him on winning Colorado’s 4th Congressional District. Continue reading →
ALEX FELTES: Hemp is a hot commodity in Colorado. It’s in clothing…cosmetics…and even the Colorado Constitution. It’s that big of a deal to our state. In this year’s midterm election Amendment X is asking Coloradan voters whether or not they want hemp to remain in our constitution. Industrial hemp is currently defined as a cannabis plant with a THC level no more than 0.3 percent. Amendment X wants to remove the definition from Colorado Constitution and instead have hemp comply with federal law. Continue reading →