Solar storms can wreak havoc. We need better space weather forecasts
Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Aaron Ridley is quoted in Science News.
Experimental cubesat heading to orbit will test a new propulsion method
Michigan Engineering’s student-built cubesat is featured in SlashGear.
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.
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.
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.”
Politics and climate change science clash as west coast wildfires rage
Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Ricky Rood is interviewed WEMU.
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.
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.
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.
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.