The Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project, conceived as a war memorial following World War II, remains relevant in the face of climate change and international conflict.
Energy & Environment
Honoring the past and sizing up nuclear’s future at the Phoenix rededication
Tracking ocean microplastics from space
Satellites give new insights on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, plus sources and flows of ocean microplastic.
Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat
By reflecting nearly all the light they can’t turn into electricity, they help pave the way for storing renewable energy as heat.
An international effort launches to determine best CO2 utilization technologies
Economic and environmental guidelines will support new industries and climate solutions.
Urgent climate action: How engineers are heeding IPCC’s call
Efforts are underway to reduce CO2, develop sustainable energy, and adapt to a warmer future.
U-M’s top-ranked Solar Car Team readies for race on Oregon Trail
The 2018 American Solar Challenge will be a real test for a young team.