SlashGear Monday, January 11, 2021

Experimental cubesat heading to orbit will test a new propulsion method

Michigan Engineering’s student-built cubesat is featured in SlashGear.

Detroit Free Press Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Michigan winters, as generations have known them, may be coming to an end

Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Richard Rood explains how states like Michigan and Wisconsin are seeing warmer winter temperatures faster than other places around the country.

Science Friday, December 11, 2020

U.S. physicists rally around ambitious plan to build fusion power plant

Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences and Associate Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Carolyn Kuranz discusses a 10-year plan that includes the entire U.S. fusion community.

Science News Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Giant lasers help re-create supernovas’ explosive, mysterious physics

“The iron in our blood comes from supernovae,” says plasma physicist Carolyn Kuranz of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, who also studies supernovas in the laboratory. “We’re literally created from stars.”

National Public Radio Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Politics and climate change science clash as west coast wildfires rage

Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Ricky Rood is interviewed WEMU.

Reuters Tuesday, April 14, 2020

U.S. underestimates methane emissions from offshore oil industry

Associate Professor of Climate and Space Sciences Eric Kort says Gulf of Mexico emissions are twice as high as expected.

Scientific American Thursday, April 2, 2020

NASA’s next solar mission will use six spacecraft to make one giant telescope

CLaSP professor Justin Kasper’s work on NASA’s SunRISE is highlighted in Scientific American.

Daily Mail Wednesday, April 1, 2020

NASA announces new mission to study solar particle storms, with six small satellites the size of toaster ovens that will orbit Earth and measure radiation from the sun

CLaSP professor Justin Kasper’s work on NASA’s SunRISE is featured in Daily Mail.

Space.com Wednesday, April 1, 2020

For NASA’s next sun mission, 6 tiny spacecraft will work as one massive telescope

CLaSP professor Justin Kasper’s work with NASA’s SunRISE mission is detailed by Space.

In the News Wednesday, April 1, 2020

New Mission From NASA Will Help Understand How the Sun’s Radiation Affects Space

CLaSP professor Justin Kasper’s work with NASA is featured in IGN.