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Spyrou Selected as a Member of the U.S. Delegation to International Conference on Women in Physics

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Astronomy photo of galaxy

Artemis Spyrou, professor of physics at FRIB and the MSU Department of Physics and Astronomy, was selected to be a member of the U.S. delegation to the International Union…

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FRIB Receives Three Department of Energy Accelerator Stewardship Awards

Monday, November 18, 2019
FRIB Building

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC) has awarded three FRIB projects with Accelerator Stewardship Awards. Thirteen awards were provided on a competitive basis to projects…

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MSU Leads New NSF-Funded International Nuclear Astrophysics Research Network

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Graphic imaging representing the globe with countries connected by networks

The National Science Foundation awarded a $2 million grant to the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics – Center for the Evolution of the Elements, led by Michigan State…

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FRIB, MSUSciComm Partner Host YouTube Star Physics Girl

Friday, October 25, 2019
Physics Girl performing on stage with vortex cannon

Nearly 500 people attended a live-science art show on Oct. 19 featuring YouTube science communicator “Physics Girl” Dianna Cowern. The crowd included grade-school students, teachers, parents, college students,…

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MSU SciComm Hosts Science/Art Showcase on October 19

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Diane Cowern from Physics Girl program

The Michigan State University Science Communication (MSU SciComm) student organization will host a science-art showcase on October 19. A free live show featuring YouTube star “Physics Girl” Dianna…

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FRIB Hosts Dr. Charles Limb for Talk on ‘Musical Creativity and the Brain’

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at MSU is hosting Dr. Charles Limb for a special talk titled “Musical creativity and the brain” as part of its…

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MSU Researchers Lead Team that Observes Exotic Radioactive Decay Process

Thursday, September 26, 2019
beta delayed proton emission of beryllium 11

Researchers from the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University (MSU) and TRIUMF (Canada’s national particle accelerator) have observed a rare nuclear decay. Namely, the team…

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Venkatarao Ganni Receives 2019 Samuel C. Collins Award

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Pictured from left: Senior Cryogenic Process Engineer Peter Knudsen, Ganni, Cryogenic Process Engineer Nusair Hasan, and FRIB Accelerator Systems Division Director Jie We

Venkatarao (Rao) Ganni, director of the MSU Cryogenic Initiative, professor of accelerator physics, and adjunct professor of mechanical engineering at Michigan State University (MSU), received the Samuel C. Collins Award given for…

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NSCL and FRIB Inspire New Exhibit at Impression 5 Science Center

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
“Build an Atom” activity inside SMASH: A Nuclear Adventure.

Impression 5 Science Center opened an interactive science exhibit that is inspired by the positive, life-changing nuclear science research happening now at MSU’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL)…

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First Frontiers Summer School held May 15-18 at MSU

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics – Center for the Evolution of the Elements (JINA-CEE) hosted The First Frontiers Summer School 15-18 May, at Michigan State University. The…

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