Michigan Tech researchers worked with the village of L'Anse to establish community solar—a 110 kW system with room for expansion.

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Growing Solar From the Ground Up

When carbon burns — whether it’s the charcoal on your barbecue or from a forest fire — soot is released into the atmosphere. But what goes up must come down, so what happens to soot? 

Researchers at Michigan Technological University used the university’s cloud chamber to more fully understand how soot particles change in the atmosphere.

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Studying Soot Compaction in the Cloud Chamber

Only at Michigan Tech: Spend the week learning the workings of the earth from geomagnetism to seismology and the weekend surrounded by 300-year-old pine trees. Explore all the wonders geophysics and the Keweenaw have to offer.

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Ride Along: Hiking

How do engineers improve energy output while reducing carbon emissions? At Michigan Tech, advanced energy research and mechanical engineering weave together to create a dynamic and better understanding of both–singularly and together. Why just make one improvement when you can make two?
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Engineers Make Combustion Better