In the News

Nature November 11, 2015

How Mars loses its atmosphere

Stephen Bougher, CLaSP professor, and his team released findings showing that Mars's atmosphere is more complex and dynamic than scientists had thought.
Xconomy November 9, 2015

U-M program takes transportation innovations from lab to marketplace

Jay Ellis, the Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Transportation's director, discusses how they have given a path for U-M researchers and faculty who develop innovations that address transportation and mobility challenges to go from lab to marketplace.
The New York Times November 5, 2015

Mars’ atmosphere stripped by solar winds, NASA says

Michael W. Liemohn, CLaSP professor, says “We’ve been trying to piece together its upper atmospheric physics from a bunch of incomplete views from other spacecraft.” November 5, 2015

Record heat expected for third day in a row in Ann Arbor

Dennis Kahlbaum, U-M meteorologist, discusses how November 5th is likely to be the third day in a row to feature the highest temperature ever recorded for the region on that day.
Business Insider November 5, 2015

Scientists just found hard evidence of what probably killed Mars

Steve Bougher, U-M planetary scientist, weighs in on what may have caused Mars to become the wasteland it is today.
New Scientist November 4, 2015

Lie-detecting algorithm spots fibbing faces better than humans

Rada Mihalcea, EECS associate professor, discusses how they trained a machine learning algorithm on the faces of defendants in recordings of real trials to detect truth tellers correctly 75% of the time.
In the News November 4, 2015

Ann Arbor’s SkySpecs preps to launch drone technology

Danny Ellis, AERO alum and CEO of SkySpecs, discusses developing aerial drone technology that uses artificial intelligence to inspect infrastructure in dangerous locations in Concentrate Ann Arbor.
Detroit Free Press November 2, 2015

University of Michigan joint institute gets $10M gift

John Wu, EECS alum, and his wife, Jane Sun, have given U-M's Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute is getting a $10 million donation.
The Washington Post October 29, 2015

All my trash for a year fit into two plastic bags. Here’s how I did it.

Darshan Karwat, a postdoctoral fellow at UM, lived nearly trash and recycling free for over a year.
Motherboard October 28, 2015

Email encryption is broken

U-M researchers and others give first report on global adoption rates of email security extensions.
CBC October 28, 2015

Molecular oxygen found on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Andre Bieler, CLaSP research fellow, said the constant level of molecular oxygen observed in the gas cloud indicates it was trapped before the comet formed and has remained there since the early days of the solar system.
The Washington Post October 28, 2015

For the first time ever, scientists found molecular oxygen on a comet

André Bieler, CLaSP research fellow, discusses the findings and how the oxygen to hydrogen ratios stayed level throughout their observations.