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A U-M researcher is working with NASA to shed some light on how the brain changes and responds to microgravity. The results of her research will help scientists and physicians develop countermeasures to target and treat the negative neurological effects of spaceflight.
The Physical Modeling Basin provides U-M researchers with a unique testing facility to study resistance, seakeeping and propellers. The basin is one of the multiple labs and facilities housed within the Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory, which fosters naval architecture experiments, such as calm water resistance, seakeeping and propeller tests.
Dancers perform in the James and Anne Duderstadt Center, a part of the U-M Library. The center, which is the largest public computing site on campus, offers students access to 3D and virtual reality labs, a large video production studio, a state-of-the-art audio recording studio, two electronic music studios and two teleconferencing rooms.