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At the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Colorado Boulder is nationally recognized as one of only 36 AAU public research universities. Established in 1876, CU Boulder is a Tier 1 public research university with five Nobel laureates, nine MacArthur “genius” fellows and is the No. 1 public university recipient of NASA awards. CU Boulder is a leader in many fields, including aerospace engineering, physics and environmental law. The school partners with many notable federal research labs, including the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). CU Boulder students thrive academically and athletically, with Buff athletes competing in the NCAA Division I Pac-12 conference.


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Twitter users who are fleeing to the social media platform Mastodon are finding it to be a different animal. Davide Bonaldo/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

What is Mastodon? A computational social scientist explains how the ‘federated’ network works and why it won’t be a new Twitter

The turmoil at Twitter has many people turning to an alternative, Mastodon. The social media platform does a lot of what Twitter and Facebook do, but there are key differences.
Gejolak di internal markas Twitter memicu adanya kemungkinan migrasi massal pengguna platform tersebut. Apa yang akan terjadi jika orang berbondong-bondong meninggalkan Twitter? (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Banyak orang mulai hijrah dari Twitter – tapi semudah itukah memindahkan jaringan komunitas kita ke platform yang baru?

Gejolak di Twitter membuat banyak komunitas ingin hengkang. Tapi, riset menemukan suatu komunitas tidak akan bisa sepenuhnya sukses memindahkan jejaring mereka dari satu platform ke platform lain.
La agitación en la sede de Twitter está provocando el debate sobre un éxodo masivo de usuarios. ¿Qué ocurrirá si se produce una huida hacia las puertas de salida? AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

¿Se enfrenta Twitter a una fuga masiva de usuarios?

Muchos usuarios sopesan dejar Twitter tras la llegada de Elon Musk. ¿Y cuál sería su nuevo destino? Un estudio demuestra que las migraciones de unas plataformas a otras suelen tener un coste muy elevado.
Kari Lake, the GOP candidate for Arizona governor, campaigns at a rally on Oct. 9, 2022. Joshua Lott/The Washington Post via Getty Images

A new wave of celebrity politicians breaks the rules on acceptable behavior, inspired by Trump

GOP candidates Kari Lake, Herschel Walker and Dr. Mehmet Oz have caught people’s attention for outlandish stunts and false statements that are increasingly accepted in politics.
Les entreprises ont prévu de revaloriser la rémunération de leurs salariés de 3 % en 2022. Flickr/European Central Bank

Rémunération : la justice salariale sape parfois la motivation des équipes

Les effets d’une politique salariale équitable dépendent de la motivation des salariés : si ces derniers travaillent d’abord par plaisir, cette justice distributive risque de les décourager.
Members of the British royal family follow behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II as it is carried out of Westminster Abbey after her state funeral. Gareth Cattermole/Pool Photo via AP

Westminster Abbey has witnessed nearly a millennium of British history – but many rituals, like those at royal funerals, aren’t so old

A scholar of British history explains how the ornate church and its significance to the monarchy have changed over centuries.
Is it better to cool your house all day, or adjust the A/C setting on your way out the door? Westend61 via Getty Images

Does turning the air conditioning off when you’re not home actually save energy? Three engineers run the numbers

Energy modeling software provides insight into whether letting your A/C relax while you’re gone all day will save you energy – and money.
The U.S. BRAIN Initiative seeks to elucidate the connection between brain structure and function. Science Photo Library - PASIEKA/Brand X Pictures via Getty Images

Illuminating the brain one neuron and synapse at a time – 5 essential reads about how researchers are using new tools to map its structure and function

From figuring out where memories are stored to how sensory information translates to behavior, new technologies are helping neuroscientists better understand how the brain works.


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