SPRL will provide components for the Venus Mass Spectrometer (VMS)
Space Physics Research Laboratory to build “main electronics box” for DAVINCI mission instrument
Climate & Space alum gives TED Talk
Ilissa Ocko delivered her talk at the TED Countdown event in Edinburgh.
Tenure Track Faculty Position
The Department invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of space science and engineering, targeting candidates with strong interest and expertise in upper atmosphere and/or plasma processes of the Sun-Earth space environment.
BepiColombo mission makes its first pass by Mercury
The spacecraft captured its first views of the smallest planet in our Solar System.
Prof. Sushil Atreya elected as an AGU Fellow
The AGU Fellows program recognizes AGU members who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space science through a breakthrough, discovery, or innovation in their field.
Professor behind breakthrough tools for weather data, education wins annual U-M innovation award
The Distinguished University Innovator Award honors faculty who have developed transformative ideas, processes or technologies and shepherded them to market.
Prof. Gombosi named to new NOAA Space Weather Advisory Group
The new NOAA group will advise on improving our ability to prepare for, mitigate, respond to, and recover from space weather storms.
Climate & Space alum to lead NASA MAVEN mission to Mars
The mission has enabled scientists to understand the history of the Martian atmosphere and climate.
Prof. Penner will give Bjerknes Lecture at AGU Fall Meeting
The lecture is presented annually to a scientist who has made a major scientific impact in advancing the basic understanding of the atmosphere and Earth’s climate.
Two CLASP PhD students to receive MICDE fellowships
“MICDE fellows apply advanced scientific computing techniques to some of society’s most pressing challenges…”
Prof. Steiner will give 2022 AMS Walter Orr Roberts lecture
Lecturer is selected “…in recognition of significant contributions to the understanding of atmospheric processes…”
Prof. Kivelson to receive 2021 James Clerk Maxwell Prize
Honored for “For ground-breaking discoveries in space plasma physics…”
Answers Inc. – A brief history of U-M’s Space Physics Research Laboratory
For 75 years, SPRL has sent instruments skyward to help us better understand Earth, space, our sun and more.
‘Doomsday Glacier’ may be more stable than initially feared
Study sheds light on the future of the massive Thwaites Glacier.
The ocean is full of tiny plastic particles – we found a way to track them with satellites
In The Conversation, Chris Ruf explains how CYGNSS can find the source ocean microplastics and aid in future clean up.
Congratulations to our new Climate & Space PhDs!
Two more Climate & Space students have successfully defended their doctoral dissertations this summer. Congratulations, Doctors!