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Hurricane-forecast satellites to keep close eye on the tropics

A set of eight hurricane-forecast satellites being developed at Michigan Engineering will give deep insights into how and where storms suddenly intensify. That's a process that’s becoming more crucial to figure out as the climate changes.|Medium Read
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Iverson Bell’s small satellite wins big

Iverson developed an experimental facility to simulate key characteristics of the space environment.|Short Read
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Peter Tchoryk: An entrepreneurial CEO

At MAC, Peter’s been able to combine his passions for scientific research and entrepreneurial creation. |Medium Read
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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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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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Student Spotlight: Luis Gomez – An expert in computational electromagnetics and teaching

The goal of Gomez's research is to alleviate the communications blackout that sometimes occurs when vehicles are traveling through the earth’s atmosphere.|Short Read
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Isabel Martin receives CoE Distinguished Leadership Award

Isabel envisions a future working in the aerospace industry.|Short Read
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New hypersonic lab on the way

“Scramjet” technology, the focus of the research to be conducted in the lab, could underpin reusable space rockets, drones that could launch from the US and reach any location on the planet in under three hours, and perhaps even a 3-hour flight from New York to Tokyo.|Medium Read
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Asteroid mining: Is it worth it?

The task of selecting promising asteroids and traveling to them is the first step in a complicated and vastly expensive operation.|Short Read
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Research that will lead to sharper photos earns best paper award

The method they developed compares favorably with the best of current techniques, while being faster and easier.|Short Read
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Hasso Niemann (1933-2013): From Michigan to probing deep space

"He touched so many people scientifically and personally."|Medium Read
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Mars Science Lab update: What remains of Mars’ atmosphere is still dynamic

Mars has lost much of its original atmosphere, but what's left remains active, according to recent findings from the Mars Science Laboratory.|Medium Read