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Voyager spacecraft might not have reached interstellar space

In 2012, the Voyager mission team announced they had passed into interstellar space. But, nearly 2 years later, uncertainty about whether the Voyager 1 really crossed the threshold continues. |Medium Read
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Wakefield and Kieras win Best Paper Award at ICAD 2014

The paper addresses how to manage multiple sources so that the user can maximize the information gained from each acoustic source.|Short Read
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Shape-shifting clusters move beyond ‘hardware’

A Rubik’s Cube-like arrangement of nanoparticles could lead to a form of wet information storage, a team of Michigan engineers and collaborators at New York University have shown.|Medium Read
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Eric Michielssen receives IEEE APS Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award

This award is in recognition of being an outstanding educator, mentor and role model for the next generation of faculty members.|Short Read
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New research program to investigate optical energy conversion

The fundamental objective of the research initiative is to uncover, explain, and exploit dynamic magneto-optical processes and materials for new technological capabilities.|Short Read
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Metal particles in solids aren’t as fixed as they seem, new memristor study shows

The findings show, for the first time, exactly how some memristors remember.|Medium Read
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A new way to make laser-like beams using 250x less power

With precarious particles called polaritons that straddle the worlds of light and matter, University of Michigan researchers have demonstrated a new, practical and potentially more efficient way to make a coherent laser-like beam.|Short Read
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Kathryn Clay Kathryn Clay: A policy leader in the natural gas revolution

Kathryn believes the country would benefit greatly if more scientific and technically trained people went into journalism or science policy. |Short Read
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Automated vehicle test facility to open this fall

No university in the world has an automated vehicle test facility like the one that will open this fall on North Campus, University of Michigan officials say.|Medium Read
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Parinaz Naghizadeh, Researcher in economic network security, is named a Barbour Scholar

Parinaz's research is in combining communications with economics to assess the security of a network and then apply that to cyber-insurance contracts.|Short Read
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GM, U-M extend collaborative research agreement

General Motors and the University of Michigan have announced an agreement to extend their collaborative automotive research efforts through 2017.|Medium Read
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T-ray converts light to sound for weapons detection, medical imaging

U-M researchers demonstrated a unique terahertz detector and imaging system that could bridge the terahertz gap.|Short Read