Highlights include Inside Higher Ed and The Washington Post.
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences
In the news: Michigan Engineering experts August 16-20
Strong magnetic fields change how friction works in plasma
Rather than just slowing down a charged particle moving through a plasma, friction can also push from the side in a strong magnetic field.
Most powerful laser in the U.S. to begin operations soon, supported by $18.5M from the NSF
With first light anticipated in 2022, the NSF will provide five years of operations funding, ramping up as the ZEUS user facility progresses to full capacity.
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.
Testing advanced space engines here on Earth
U-M is a member of a new $15M institute to improve physics-based modeling of advanced thrusters for human space exploration.
Biden’s climate pledge: Engineers offer insights
Experts on electric vehicles, carbon capture and sequestration, and nuclear energy weigh in.