What began as a two-year mission to measure hurricane winds has expanded far beyond its original scope.
Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering
The U-M-led CYGNSS mission celebrates its fifth anniversary
Parker Solar Probe data bolsters theories in long-running solar riddle
University of Michigan researchers were able to accurately predict when and where the probe would cross an important barrier in the sun’s atmosphere.
Prof. Renno interviewed for Michigan Radio’s Stateside program
The planetary scientist discusses the possibility of extraterrestrial life in the wake of the creation of the new Department of Defense UFO group.
Opinion: Quit Worrying About Uncertainty in Sea Level Projections
Emphasizing uncertainty in model projections of long-term sea level rise is a misguided approach. Instead, we should focus on communicating what we do know while improving model confidence.
Dr. Van Noord discusses NASA DART mission propulsion system
Mission will test planetary defense system against potential hazards to Earth.
CYGNSS mission microplastic concentration dataset now available to the public
Researchers can access data for use in ocean-borne microplastic monitoring and collection.
CLASP students celebrate first authorship on scientific papers
Nine Climate & Space students published their first lead-author paper this year.
NASA SunRISE mission progresses into next phase
The Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment, or SunRISE, is an array of six small CubeSats that will work together to study solar activity.
CLASP REU program back for 2022
The Climate & Space summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Prof. Gombosi to give keynote at 2021 U-M Engineering Research Symposium
The Konstantin I. Gringauz Distinguished University Professor of Space Science will discuss the impact of the space environment on human technologies.
Prof. Rood interviewed on climate change costs
“We’re not at a new normal…We’re just at the beginning of a time of really quite rapid climate change.”
Space Physics Research Laboratory to build “main electronics box” for DAVINCI mission instrument
SPRL will provide components for the Venus Mass Spectrometer (VMS)
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.