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MSU’s Sherrill Awarded 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Bradley Sherrill

Bradley Sherrill, director of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and scientific director at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at Michigan State University, was awarded the 2018 Tom W….

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MSU Part of Three New DOE Nuclear Physics Grants

Monday, October 9, 2017

Three nuclear physics research projects involving Michigan State University researchers have won grants from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC). The five-year awards are part…

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MSU Nuclear Physicist Earns DOE Early Career Award

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Heiko Hergert

An MSU researcher has received a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Research Program award. Heiko Hergert, an MSU assistant professor of physics with a…

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MSU Physicist Nazarewicz Gets International Flerov Prize

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Witold (Witek) Nazarewicz, the John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor and chief scientist at Michigan State University’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, has been awarded the 2017 Joint Institute for…

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MSU Team Part of Fermilab Muon Particle Experiments

Friday, June 9, 2017
MSU scientists will be a part of the Muon g-2 experiment, located at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Photo courtesy of Fermilab.

A global team of more than 150 scientists and engineers, including a team from Michigan State University, is hoping for new insights into the elementary particles that make…

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Physics and Dance: Innovative Ways to Reach Students

Monday, November 7, 2016

A group of MSU researchers and outreach specialists have embarked on a special project to educate K-12 students in Michigan about the science behind the new Facility for…

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Isotope Harvesting Opportunity at the Facility for Rate Isotope Beams

Thursday, May 5, 2016

David J. Morrissey, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor and member of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, presents examples of how rare isotopes from the future Facility for Rare…

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Seeking the Origins of Gold in the Universe

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Witold Nazarewicz, a professor at the MSU-based Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Michigan State University researchers, working with colleagues from Technical University Darmstadt in Germany, are zeroing in on the answer to one of science’s most puzzling questions: Where did…

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New MSU Video Game Aims to Draw Kids into Science

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
image from Isotopolis video game

So you have particle, zooming through a particle accelerator at nearly half the speed of light. Your job: To keep it on track so it collides with a…

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MSU Research History: 50 Years Ago – The First Cyclotron Beam at MSU

Friday, October 9, 2015

2015 – It was 50 years ago that the cyclotron at Michigan State University accelerated its first beam and the university and the scientific world haven’t been the…

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