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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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