Professor Margaret Kivelson’s lecture titled, “Magnetic Structures in the Solar System” was followed by a conversation with daughter U-M Professor Valerie A. Kivelson.
CLASP celebrates 2017 Nelson W. Spencer Lecture
Thruster for Mars mission breaks records
The most powerful Hall thruster the world has ever seen showed its mettle at NASA Glenn
Solar storm: U-M model’s predictions ‘a remarkable achievement’
A space weather tool Michigan Engineers developed was used to produce animations that show predictions of how the recent storm would distort Earth’s magnetic field.
Airborne nuclear tests can mimic solar storms
Humans can influence space weather.
A smarter way to design rocket engines that don’t blow up
Researchers seek to understand a problem that has haunted the space program since Apollo: a flame inside the rocket engine that literally spirals out of control.
Hurricane tracking satellites successfully launched
NASA has successfully launched a constellation of eight hurricane-tracking microsatellites in a $151 million mission that’s led by the University of Michigan.