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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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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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Stellar Events May Reveal How Heavy Elements Were Formed

Monday, September 26, 2016
Sean Liddick

To determine how the universe’s heavy elements – gold, silver and many others – came about, a team of international researchers is studying both the largest and smallest…

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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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Two MSU Researchers Earn DOE Early Career Awards

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Sean Couch and Christopher Wrede

Two Michigan State University researchers have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science to receive research funding as part of the DOE’s Early Career…

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MSU Junior Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Friday, April 8, 2016
Thomas Grubb

Thomas Grubb, a Michigan State University undergraduate studying a STEM-related field, has been awarded the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. From Haslett, Michigan, Grubb is an Honors…

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Dust Grains Could be Remnants of Stellar Explosions

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
star dust

Microscopic dust particles have been found in meteoritic material on Earth, particles that were likely formed in stellar explosions that occurred long before the creation of our star,…

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