Magnetic flux findings suggest “profound consequences for basic solar processes.”
Switchbacks and spikes: Parker Solar Probe data consistent with 20-year-old theory
Lockdown for space agencies put research projects in limbo
University of Michigan researchers’ work on NASA and European Space Agency projects that have been altered by COVID-19.
‘Largest radio telescope in space’ to improve solar storm warnings
NASA has selected University of Michigan’s $62M Explorer cubesat mission.
Launching Solar Orbiter
For more than a decade, a U-M team helped develop the scientific payload aboard Solar Orbiter. Join them on launch night.
Climate & Space students win AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards
The Outstanding Student Presentation Awards are awarded to students for quality research in the geophysical sciences.
“It looks like the Sun!”
Impressions from the Solar Orbiter launch.
Professor Justin Kasper to receive the 2020 Copernicus Medal
Selected for “pioneering work on the heating and acceleration of the solar corona and the solar wind.”
Professor Xianzhe Jia is co-investigator on NASA Io Volcano Observer (IVO) project
“It is a great time for Jupiter system exploration…”
Climate & Space postdoctoral research fellow is first author on new paper
Congratulations, Dr. Hegedus!
Solar Orbiter heads for the Sun
After a “thunderous launch” the spacecraft begins its two-year journey to our nearest star.
Professor Sushil Atreya will play a key role on NASA DAVINCI+ project
The proposal was one of just four selected from a pool of over two dozen submissions.
Solar Orbiter mission to track the sun’s active regions, improve space weather prediction
Latest ESA launch will be the first mission to get hi-res images of the sun’s poles
Climate & Space PhD student wins Runner-Up Award in the AMS Student Presentation Contest
The presentation was given at the 17th Annual Conference on Space Weather.
Universities’ crucial role in our spacefaring future
To ensure that our species endures, we must advance space-based technologies and break our interdisciplinary boundaries.
Parker Solar Probe: ‘We’re missing something fundamental about the sun’
First data holds clues to a decades-old mystery, and major implications for space weather prediction
Solving the sun’s super-heating mystery with Parker Solar Probe
Probe will go where no spacecraft has gone and measure a process never directly observed before.