A view of Oregon from about 100,000 feet through a camera aboard a weather balloon. Wikimedia Commons photo.

‘For A Couple Hundred Dollars, You Can Get To The Edge Of Space’

More than 60 teams from around the world will launch high-altitude balloons to the edge of space April 18-21. The Global Space Balloon Challenge, organized by graduate students at the University of Michigan, Stanford University and MIT, has attracted crews from 20 countries so far.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014


Matt’s Favorites: Plastic In The Great Lakes, Jetman Wows Oshkosh, MIT Mea Culpa, And More

So what’s the haps today in science and technology? Glad you’re curious… it’s fascinatin’ stuff.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2013

Event Notices From Nov. 21

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused businesses and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2011


SAE, MITEF Name Auto Innovation Winners

The SAE Detroit Section and MITEF Great Lakes Sunday announced the winners of the groups’ fourth annual Automotive Innovation Competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2011

New OnStar Logo. (09/15/2010)

MIT Team Wins OnStar Student App Challenge

The Detroit-based OnStar business unit of General Motors Monday named four students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as Grand Prize winners of the OnStar Student Developer Challenge and a $10,000 Developer Dream Package. The winning team […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2011


Dow, MIT In Collaboration for Educational Outreach

Midland-based Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) announced the establishment of the MIT-Dow Outreach Fund designed to develop and support the science and engineering careers of underrepresented minorities and women.