GRE waived for graduate applications due to pandemic

Due to COVID-19, GRE test scores are now waived for applicants to the physics and applied physics graduate programs.

Lightning streaks across the sky in a thunderstorm above Baltic in Houghton County,
      Michigan. Image Credit: David Archambeau
Be Brief: Lightning

As global temperatures rise, lightning strikes in the Arctic are becoming more frequent. A Michigan Tech detection station played a . . .

Michigan Tech is in the Keweenaw Peninsula, which resides in Anishinaabe homelands
      and ceded territory established in the Treaty of 1842.
TECH SCEnE: Technology, Science and Community Engagement in Engineering

A new summer research program connects biomedical, biological sciences and electrical engineering students to Indigenous communities, environmental health and technological . . .

Student researchers watch a lunar rover running slope tests in a fully enclosed chamber
      that recreates the moon’s dusty conditions. They took first place in the 2020 Breakthrough,
      Innovative and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge run by the National Aeronautics
      and Space Administration (NASA).
Research in Review

Hindsight is 2020. We look back at an exceptional year in Michigan Tech research and celebrate successes that overcame the . . .

A sonic temperature sensor and cloud droplets in the laser sheet inside Michigan Tech's
      cloud chamber. Image Credit: Will Cantrell
Rainmakers: The Turbulent Formation of Cloud Droplets

Turbulent air in the atmosphere affects how cloud droplets form. New research from Michigan Technological University’s cloud chamber changes the . . .