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Doubling the power of the world’s most intense laser

It could enable tabletop particle and X-ray sources as well as the investigation of astrophysics and quantum dynamics. | Medium Read

Something Groovy This Way Goes

Before “geek” was “cool,” Michigan Engineers still found time for fact-finding, fashion -- and fun.

NBC October 11, 2017
This fake city promises real change for transportation
Mcity is a digital ghost town where self-driving vehicles can be tested without real-world risk.
Space.com October 13, 2017
Ion thruster prototype breaks records in tests, could send humans to Mars
Alec D. Gallimore, Robert J Vlasic Dean of Engineering, is quoted.
The Washington Post October 12, 2017
Dutch team wins 7th Australian solar-powered car race
The University of Michigan Solar Car Team placed second in the world at the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
NBC October 12, 2017
Self-flying planes may arrive sooner than you think. Here’s why
Ella Atkins, AERO and EECS professor, is quoted.