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Strong magnetic fields change how friction works in plasma
  1. Strong magnetic fields change how friction works in plasma

    Rather than just slowing down a charged particle moving through a plasma, friction can also push from the side in a strong magnetic field.

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  2. Most powerful laser in the U.S. to begin operations soon, supported by $18.5M from the NSF

    With first light anticipated in 2022, the NSF will provide five years of operations funding, ramping up as the ZEUS user facility progresses to full capacity.

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  3. Answers Inc. – A brief history of U-M’s Space Physics Research Laboratory

    For 75 years, SPRL has sent instruments skyward to help us better understand Earth, space, our sun and more.

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  4. Testing advanced space engines here on Earth

    U-M is a member of a new $15M institute to improve physics-based modeling of advanced thrusters for human space exploration.

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  5. Biden’s climate pledge: Engineers offer insights

    Experts on electric vehicles, carbon capture and sequestration, and nuclear energy weigh in.

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  6. Setting the nation’s engineering research agenda

    Michigan Engineers involved in NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance, a force multiplier for high-impact research.

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  7. Glenn F. Knoll Lecture

    “High-Speed Imaging and Spectroscopy of X-Rays and Particles with Silicon Detectors”

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  8. The Future of Lasers

    Story by Colin Barras

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  9. Treating PFAS water contamination with cold plasma

    University of Michigan researchers are developing better plasma technology that can destroy PFAS compounds

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  10. Twisting magnetic fields for extreme plasma compression

    When magnetic walls are closing in, wily plasma slips out between magnetic field lines. A Michigan-led team pioneered a way to keep more plasma contained.

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