CMC adjunct Nick Harris researches ground-breaking energy technology
This article was published in the March 2, 2014 Aspen Daily News. By Nelson Harvey.
Nick Harris is a very slow dishwasher. And while his girlfriend at home may loathe him for it, such cautious deliberation has come to serve him well in the lab.
On a recent afternoon, in a fluorescent-lit back room on the Rifle campus of Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Harris snapped on latex gloves, carefully sterilized a glass beaker and filled it with nutrient solution. He dropped a hose in the brew and began bubbling through pure nitrogen gas to drive out any oxygen. Finally, he poured the solution into a set of small glass test tubes, then capped and deposited them in a nitrogen-filled anaerobic chamber. Click for full article