UTSI DESIGNATES DR. GEORGE GARRISON ‘PROFESSOR EMERITUS’ UPON RETIREMENT

For release December 19, 2005 UTSI DESIGNATES DR. GEORGE GARRISON ‘PROFESSOR EMERITUS’ UPON RETIREMENT Dr. George W. Garrison says he’s not “quitting, just backing down” from duties at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, nevertheless he has been designated as “Professor Emeritus.” “I’m not really leaving,” quipped Garrison. “They’re just paying me less.” He will continue […]

SPACE INSTITUTE MOVES INTO NEW PHASE IN DEVELOPING MHD-POWERED GENERATOR

For release December 7, 2005 SPACE INSTITUTE MOVES INTO NEW PHASE IN DEVELOPING MHD-POWERED GENERATOR The University of Tennessee Space Institute’s work on a light-weight magnetohydrodynamics-powered generator to produce super power for futuristic flights has entered a new phase with testing of the upgraded test facility. “We are still analyzing data from our test in […]

INSTITUTE PROFESSOR CHALLENGES VERMONT STUDENTS TO TACKLE EARTH’S ENERGY NEEDS

For release December 6, 2005 INSTITUTE PROFESSOR CHALLENGES VERMONT STUDENTS TO TACKLE EARTH’S ENERGY NEEDS A University of Tennessee Space Institute professor recently challenged a group of Vermont high school students to think, study, work hard, and help find unique answers for mankind’s energy needs. “Use your brains, be willing to work, be motivated as […]

UTSI STUDENT SEES ROLE OF ‘ELEVATOR’ IN FUTURE OUTER SPACE EXPLORATION

For release December 2, 2005 UTSI STUDENT SEES ROLE OF ‘ELEVATOR’ IN FUTURE OUTER SPACE EXPLORATION Steve Stasko, a doctoral student at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, believes an electrically-powered “space elevator” may some day ferry supplies to the moon at far less cost than rocket-propelled vehicles. Such an elevator – using only electrical […]