To advance our scientific understanding of space weather phenomena, Associate Professor Shasha Zou, Ph.D., has been named to the Space Weather Roundtable at the National Academies.
Associate Professor Zou Serves on Space Weather Roundtable
‘Unique Blend’ of Science and Engineering Leads Alumna to Award-Winning Research
Yeimy Rivera receives the Baldwin Prize for making significant contributions to heliophysics research while she was a doctoral student at U-M Climate & Space.
MAVEN: U-M Alumna Leads Extended Planetary Science Mission for NASA
NASA has extended the MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) mission, with U-M Climate and Space Alumna Dr. Shannon Curry taking the lead.
Solar Forecasting Team Wins First in American-Made Challenge
Prof. Xianglei Huang and Dr. Xiuhong Chen won first in a competition designed to better enable solar industry stakeholders with state-of-the-art solar forecasting.
SPRL’s Patrick McNally discusses James Webb Space Telescope
The telescope might be “the most challenging thing we’ve ever put into space.”
Prof. Kasper interviewed by Washington Post on Parker Solar Probe findings
“It feels like visiting a planet for the first time,” said Kasper.
The U-M-led CYGNSS mission celebrates its fifth anniversary
What began as a two-year mission to measure hurricane winds has expanded far beyond its original scope.
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.
Dr. Van Noord discusses NASA DART mission propulsion system
Mission will test planetary defense system against potential hazards to Earth.
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.
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.
Space Physics Research Laboratory to build “main electronics box” for DAVINCI mission instrument
SPRL will provide components for the Venus Mass Spectrometer (VMS)
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.