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HERCULES laser

Most powerful laser in the US to be built at Michigan

Using extreme light to explore quantum dynamics, advance medicine and more.|Medium Read

Sara Pozzi featured in nuclear nonproliferation podcast

Listen to Sara Pozzi and colleagues at Oregon State discuss nuclear nonproliferation today and technologies on the horizon.|Short Read
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Cybersecurity in self-driving cars: U-M releases threat identification tool

Mcity report gives new insights into automated vehicle vulnerabilities|Medium Read
5 researchers work with computer sensors

A shoe-box-sized chemical detector

Powered by a broadband infrared laser, the device can zero in on the ‘spectral fingerprint region’.|Medium Read

Unhackable computer under development with $3.6M DARPA grant

The researchers say they're making an unsolvable puzzle: 'It's like if you're solving a Rubik's Cube and every time you blink, I rearrange it.'|Medium Read

Doubling the power of the world’s most intense laser

It could enable tabletop particle and X-ray sources as well as the investigation of astrophysics and quantum dynamics.|Medium Read
Portrait of J. Alex Halderman

Election security: We must start preparing now for 2018

Alex Halderman testifies before Congress.|Short Read
Key locks into a phone

Smartphone security hole

‘Open port’ backdoors are common.|Short Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Lasers can detect weapons-grade uranium from afar

Researchers have shown that a technique often used to identify chemicals at a distance could help sniff out illicit nuclear activities from as far as a couple miles away. |Medium Read
Visualization of a CYGNSS satellite

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.|Medium Read