A key component of Justin Kasper’s sensory equipment, Parker’s Faraday cup, had to be shown capable of withstanding the heat and light of the journey to the sun. To test it, researchers had to create something new – a homemade sun simulator.
When strong magnetic fields crop up along the surface of the Sun cause the atmosphere above to twist, the buildup of magnetic energy leads to a sudden release, called a solar flare. When that energy reaches Earth, it has the capacity to wreak havoc.
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The REACT workshop pairs U-M researchers with K-12 science educators to introduce primary school teachers to new laboratory science and classroom-friendly activities.
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AI, weather forecasting and data science would all benefit from computers that store and process data in the same place. Memristors could be up to the task.
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DARPA’s initiative to reinvigorate the microelectronics industry draws deeply on Michigan Engineering expertise.
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U-M team will serve as model for nimble and innovative system-on-chip design.
UpRound works with national and local firms to accelerate the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the region.
Through EduTech, CS student Divyansh Sharma is working to deliver free video courses directly to Indian people in need of basic education.
Foofah is a tool that can help to minimize the effort and required background knowledge needed to clean up data.