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Accelerating Into the Future: The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Dozens of feet below the surface of the Michigan State University campus, the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams is taking shape as the world’s most powerful rare isotope…

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FRIB Hosts Public Talk on Quantum Computing

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
FRIB

FRIB invites the community to a public talk on quantum computing and the entanglement frontier at the laboratory on 27 July. The event is free and open to…

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MSU Hosts International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Lattice Logo

Michigan State University hosted the 36th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory. It took place from July 22-28 at MSU’s Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. This was the…

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FRIB Accelerates First Beams in Three of Forty-Six Superconducting Cryomodules

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Beam Three Cryos

the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams achieved a major project milestone by accelerating its first beams in three of forty-six superconducting cryomodules. This demonstrates for the first time…

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FRIB Hosts Dr. Chris Fall

Monday, July 16, 2018
Dr. Chris Fall

On 16 July, FRIB hosted Dr. Chris Fall, principal deputy director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). Dr. Fall spent the day at…

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Heaviest Known Calcium Atom Discovered by MSU-led Team

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Heavy Elements

Researchers from Michigan State University and the RIKEN Nishina Center in Japan discovered eight new rare isotopes of the elements phosphorus, sulfur, chlorine, argon, potassium, scandium and, most…

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MSU Researcher Earns DOE Award

Friday, June 29, 2018
Jaideep Singh

An MSU researcher has received a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Research Program award. Jaideep Singh, an MSU assistant professor of physics at the…

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FRIB and NSCL Open House Set for August 18

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
FRIB and NSCL Building

The public can get a sneak peek behind-the-scenes at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB, and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, or NSCL, during an open…

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MSU Professor Awarded Grant to Harvest Medical Isotopes at FRIB

Monday, June 18, 2018
Harvesting Isotopes

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s Office of Nuclear Physics awarded nearly $357,000 to a Michigan State University chemist to look into new methods of gathering…

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MSU Hosts U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Friday, June 15, 2018
FRIB

Michigan State University is hosting the summer 2018 session of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School (USPAS), a national graduate-level training and workforce development program in accelerator science and…

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