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Solar and Heliospheric Research Group
Michigan Engineering
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The Solar and Heliospheric Research group strives to be on the leading edge of science and engineering. Our efforts span the full cycle of research. From developing and testing new instruments and measurement technologies to analyzing spacecraft data and developing new physical theories, we take a holistic approach. We strive to maintain high standards in each of these areas, producing highly reliable instruments and data sets, as well as pushing the cutting edge with new theories for describing the evolution of the Sun and its influence within the heliosphere.

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science

The SHRG is a world leader in the study of solar wind composition, heliospheric physics, and solar-planetary interactions.

engineering

The SHRG specializes in developing innovative technologies for measuring space plasma. This includes mass composition spectrometers, specialized electronics, high voltage power supplies, and novel components to make flight hardware more lightweight and robust.

missions

SHRG is directly involved in a series of missions and large scale projects exploring the sun and the heliosphere.

data

The SHRG provides a critical link between experimental measurements and the advancement of scientific knowledge not only by inventing the instruments that collect and measure the plasma in space, but also processing and analyzing the data from those instruments, providing the scientific community with high-quality data that can be used for research in many different fields.

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Science

The SHRG is a world leader in the study of solar wind composition, heliospheric physics, and solar-planetary interactions.

Tech

The SHRG specializes in developing innovative technologies for measuring space plasma. This includes mass composition spectrometers, specialized electronics, high voltage power supplies, and novel components to make flight hardware more lightweight and robust.

Missions

The SHRG stays at the forefront of heliospheric science via its involvement with space research missions.

Data Analysis

The SHRG provides a critical link (pipeline source ?) between experimental measurements and the advancement of scientific knowledge.

In addition to inventing the instruments that collect and measure the plasma in space, the SHRG processes and analyzes the data from those instruments, providing the scientific community with high-quality data that can be used for research in many different fields.

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