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UM-Designed Satellite Mission Passes NASA Review Milestone

A new system to study and predict the formation and behavior of hurricanes, designed at the University of Michigan, has received a preliminary review go-ahead by NASA.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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Grand Valley Alum’s Astronaut Film To Get Outer Space Premiere

A documentary film by a Grand Valley State University alumnus, “I Want To Be An Astronaut,” has been uploaded to the International Space Station’s film library.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

Recirculating and swirling turbulent flow in airplane wings hurt fuel economy. A more accurate method for modeling turbulence could help aircraft manufacturers design more efficient planes. (Image by Karthik Duraisamy, Department of Aerospace Engineering)

UM Tackling Turbulence With Big Data — And $1.6M NASA Grant

A thorny aerodynamics problem is about to get a Netflix-style big data treatment from a University of Michigan-led team of engineers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014

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Olympic Flame In Sochi Can Be Seen From Space [PHOTO]

Sochi reportedly spent $51 million to host the Winter Olympics.

97.1 The Ticket–02/12/2014

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Matt’s Favorites: Super Bowl Tech From NASA, Purple Lava And Much More

So how’s everybody doing the Monday morning after the big game? A few sore heads this morning, I’m sure, after America’s big party. Just remember next time: three aspirin and as much water as you can keep down right before bed is a reasonably effective hangover preventer. And now — quietly, I promise, and no bright lights — the latest in tech news.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2014

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Matt’s Favorites: Plex Growth, Events And More

So how’s everybody doing as the winter of our — well, not discontent, maybe, but certainly our discomfort, continues? Bundle up and check out these fine tech tidbits, first the local, then the national.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

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Matt’s Favorites: More Mars Water Discoveries, Another Retail Data Breach, And Much More

So how’s everybody doing in the snow globe that is Michigan on this fine frigid Monday? Another polar vortex headed our way, so warm up with these fascinating bits of technology and science…

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2014

(credit: NASA via Getty Images)

Capt. Lovell Recreates Historic Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Broadcast

Retired Capt. James Lovell says America’s priorities have changed when it comes to the space program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2013

Elizabeth Barrios. Wayne State University photo.

Wayne State Grad One Step Closer To Dream Of Space Career

Elizabeth Barrios says her career dream officially began when she was just 10 years old on a trip to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Now, she’s graduating from Wayne State and off to get her Ph.D.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

The Mars rover Curiosity. NASA photo.

Matt’s Favorites: Curiosity Bounces Back, Thanksgiving Apps And More

So what’s up with high tech on this fine Thanksgiving Eve? Check out this fine homemade stuffing, folks…

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2013

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