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75 Years Ago: First Controlled Nuclear Reaction

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

As published in The Smithsonian, Newsweek and Scientific American. MSU FRIB faculty members Artemis Spyrou, associate professor of Nuclear Astrophysics and Wolfgang Mittig, professor of Physics, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between…

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New MSU Grad Training to Address Shortage of Accelerator Scientists

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Training at MSU's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Michigan State University is establishing an Accelerator Science and Engineering Traineeship program to address a national shortage in accelerator scientists and engineers. The AS&E program will bring together MSU’s strengths to…

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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’s Lund New Head of U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Friday, October 13, 2017
Steven Lund

Professor Steven Lund of Michigan State University has been named the new director of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School (USPAS). His four-year renewable term begins on Dec. 1….

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Examining Exploding Stars through the Atomic Nucleus

Monday, February 20, 2017

Imagine being able to view microscopic aspects of a classical nova, a massive stellar explosion on the surface of a white dwarf star (about as big as Earth)…

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NSF Awards $122.5 Mil. for Operation of Cyclotron

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Test photos of the MSU NSCL for the Winter 2009 MSUToday magazine.

A cooperative agreement between Michigan State University and the National Science Foundation will result in up to $122.5 million in continued funding over five years for the National…

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‘Bubble’ Nucleus Discovered at MSU

Friday, October 28, 2016
National Super Conducting Laboratory

Research conducted at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University has shed new light on the structure of the nucleus, that tiny congregation of protons…

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$1.1Mil. Grant to Make Rare Isotope Travel More Efficient

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Chris Compton describes features of a FRIB cyromodule to Thomas Bieler, Neil Wright, Philip Eisenlohr on Monday May 9, 2016.

Researchers from Michigan State University’s College of Engineering will use a $1.1 million grant to try to make a nucleus’s journey through the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams…

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Five Chinese Scientists to Become FRIB Fellows

Thursday, July 14, 2016
artist's rendering of MSU Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Five scientists have been selected as the first Facility for Rare Isotope Beams-Chinese Scholarship Council research fellows. The fellowship program is part of a memorandum of understanding agreed…

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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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