• Crowdsourcing a time machine

    Housed at the University of Michigan William L. Clements Library, the David V. Tinder real-photo postcard collection offers a vivid look back into the everyday experience of 19th- and 20th-century Michiganders. More than 60,000 photos strong, the collection captures nearly every aspect of life in every county in the state, from mining and agriculture to domestic life, leisure, and portraiture.

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  • ‘unipolar’ laser pulses

    A laser pulse that sidesteps the inherent symmetry of light waves could manipulate quantum information, potentially bringing us closer to room temperature quantum computing.

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  • Soccer in Motown

    The Detroit City Football Club, founded by U-M alum Alex Wright and four partners in 2011, is bringing communities together with its professional team and youth leagues. At the games, fans also give back to the broader community by donating clothes, health supplies and other basic needs to be distributed to homeless and other at-risk populations.

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  • Mastodon tusk chemical analysis

    Around 13,200 years ago, a roving male mastodon died in what today is northeast Indiana, nearly 100 miles from his home territory. The study also shows that the Buesching bull may have spent time exploring central and southern Michigan, which seems fitting for a creature whose full-size fiberglass-cast skeleton is on display at the U-M Museum of Natural History in Ann Arbor.

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