Month: May 2019

China’s SmallSat Lunar Mission Longjiang-2 to Deorbit on 31 July

Emily Lakdawalla • May 14, 2019 China’s SmallSat Lunar Mission Longjiang-2 to Deorbit on 31 July According to amateur spacecraft tracker Daniel Estévez, Longjiang-2 will crash into the Moon on 31 July after more than a year in lunar orbit. Longjiang-2 is one of a pair of small satellites that launched to the Moon along with the Read More

Michigan Nurse Follows Her Heart, Volunteers Medical Care in Kenya

One R.N. shares how a trip providing health care in Migori, Kenya, widened her perspective — and which patients she’ll remember forever. Since returning from a medical mission trip to Kenya in March, Francene Lundy, R.N., looks at American health care through new eyes. MORE FROM MICHIGAN: Sign up for our weekly newsletter The clinical Read More

Earthquakes and ‘wise toads’ predicting them

Common toad via Shutterstock Rachel Grant of the Open University and several other researchers have attempted to solve an age-old problem. The multiple effect of O– ions on rock, air ionisation and water, as they leave their silicate home and become “positive holes” has created myths about animals and others for thousands of years. The Read More

A Crash Program or Modest Proposal?

Casey Dreier • May 13, 2019 A Crash Program or Modest Proposal? The latter. The White House released a long-awaited supplemental budget request for NASA today. It proposes an additional $1.6 billion for an accelerated human spaceflight effort to land on the Moon in 2024. This boosts the President’s budget request for NASA to $22.6 billion in Read More

U-M Program Helps Young Adults with Disabilities Get Ready for Workforce

A program that offers individuals with disabilities job placements at U-M is a large collaborative effort. How it’s helping one young chef thrive. Colton Schick has always enjoyed cooking. “It’s just fast-paced,” the 20-year-old says, “and that’s what I like.” MORE FROM MICHIGAN: Sign up for our weekly newsletter And now, the pursuit also gives Read More

Danger reassessment of some dormant volcanoes needed

It has traditionally been accepted that once a volcano’s magma chamber had cooled down this was the sign that it had become dormant and that it was likely to remain so for many centuries. But research published in the latest edition of Nature casts doubt on this hypothesis. A theoretical model developed by Dr Alain Read More

Hearing Recap: Keeping Our Sights on Mars

Brendan Curry • May 9, 2019 Hearing Recap: Keeping Our Sights on Mars A Review of NASA’s Deep Space Plans and Lunar Proposal Overview: On May 8, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics held a hearing entitled “Keeping our Sights on Mars: A Review of NASA’s Deep Space Plans”. Members in Read More

Advocating for Her Own Rare Disease: Andra’s Story

After being diagnosed with a rare endocrine disease, Andra Stratton was dismayed to find little information about the condition. So she started a foundation for others also affected and seeking answers. Andra Stratton was 37 when she received a diagnosis from her endocrinologist she wasn’t expecting: familial partial lipodystrophy. MORE FROM MICHIGAN: Subscribe to our Read More

Mars Utilized to Have Water, However We Can Not Clarify Just How

Kaushik Mitra • Might 7, 2019 Mars Utilized to Have Water, However We Can Not Clarify Just How The Mystery of Water Security on Very Early Mars Mars has actually been one of the most thoroughly examined world in the Planetary system, other than naturally Planet. For the last 25 years, these objectives have actually concentrated on Read More

Penguins scent excellent – that understood?

Any person that’s ever before gone to a penguin exhibition at the zoo most likely understands the adorable little sea birds have an unique, will we claim poignant, scent to them. However brand-new study suggests that they while they might not scent excellent, they scent quite possibly. Researchers at the College of Chicago and also Read More

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