Researchers at the University of Michigan and Rice University have developed a new tool to help forecast solar storms and their effects on the power grid and communication satellites.
Solar storms: Regional forecasts now possible
The power goes out. The aurorae stretch to the tropics. Could a major solar storm mean a year without electricity?
Michigan design selected for NASA’s NextSTEP toward a crewed Mars mission
The spacecraft engine that will help take humans to Mars may be based on a University of Michigan prototype.
Mercury MESSENGER nears epic mission end
A spacecraft that carries a sensor built at the University of Michigan is about to crash into the planet closest to the sun — just as NASA intended.
Which Way to Mars?
Is a trip to Mars closer today, or as far away as ever?