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Petra H. Huentemeyer

Petra H. Huentemeyer

PhD, Particle Physics, University of Hamburg/DESY, Germany

Contact

906-487-1229
petra@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Physics

Dr. Huentemeyer's background is in astrophysics and elementary particle physics. She is currently interested in the study of gamma and cosmic rays to solve the century-old puzzle of the origin of galactic cosmic rays, first detected by the Austrian-American scientist Victor Hess in 1912.

Where and how are cosmic rays produced and . . .

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Will H. Cantrell

Will H. Cantrell

PhD, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Contact

906-487-2356
cantrell@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Physics

Why does water in Earth's atmosphere condense into cloud droplets when and where it does, and why does that water sometimes freeze? Those questions are the broad motivation for my research here over the past 10 years. Water in the atmosphere will not start freezing unless it's really cold (about -36 C) . . .

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Claudio Mazzoleni

Claudio Mazzoleni

PhD, Atmospheric Sciences

Contact

906-487-1226
cmazzoleni@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Physics

The main research interest of the Environmental Optics Laboratory is the study of the effects that anthropogenic and natural particulates suspended and transported in the atmosphere (aerosols) have on Earth's climate and air quality. The net effect on climate from greenhouse gases, aerosols, and clouds is a complex integral that is not . . .