Nine Climate & Space students published their first lead-author paper this year.
CLASP students celebrate first authorship on scientific papers
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.
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.
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.