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Nuclear Science Summer School (NS3) Held May 12-18 at MSU

Saturday, June 8, 2019
FRIB and NSCL Building

The National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) hosted the 2019 Nuclear Science Summer School (NS3) from May 12-18. This is the fourth year for the annual educational event. NS3…

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FRIB Theory Alliance Hosts Summer School on Machine Learning

Saturday, June 1, 2019
Artist's rendering of FRIB building

FRIB hosted the 2019 FRIB Theory Alliance (FRIB-TA) Summer School on machine learning in physics applications. The school, held from May 20-23, was titled “Machine learning applied to…

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Is There an End to the Periodic Table of Elements?

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams hosts Saturday Morning Physics talks for the public as part of their Advanced Studies Gateway. In the latest lecture from March 30,…

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Physicists Examine the Antimatter Puzzle in Reviews of Modern Physics Article

Monday, April 8, 2019
Antimatter, Physics

Why does the observable universe contain virtually no antimatter? Particles of antimatter have the same mass but an opposite electrical charge of their matter counterparts. Very small amounts…

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Final Four Schools Score Research Wins Off the Basketball Court

Friday, April 5, 2019
FinalFourResearch

March Madness is driven by college teams scoring on the basketball court, but the competing Final Four universities also have Cinderella stories, key plays, and victories beyond the…

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FRIB Accelerates Beams of Neon, Argon, Krypton, and Xenon

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

FRIB has achieved an important milestone by accelerating beams of neon, argon, krypton, and xenon through fifteen cryomodules. The beams were accelerated to an energy above 20 million…

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FRIB Hosts Kurt Heckman

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
FRIB

On 2 April, FRIB hosted U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Senior Advisor Kurt Heckman and Special Assistant Troy Hall. While at FRIB, Heckman and Hall met…

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The Periodic Table and How It Transforms Our Everyday Lives

Saturday, February 23, 2019

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams hosts Saturday Morning Physics talks for the public as part of their Advanced Studies Gateway. In the latest lecture from February 23,…

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Predicting The Existence Of Heavy Nuclei Using Machine Learning

Thursday, February 14, 2019

A collaboration between the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) and the Department of Statistics and Probability (STT) at Michigan State University (MSU) estimated the boundaries of nuclear existence by applying statistical analysis to…

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Researchers Examine Puzzling Sizes of Extremely Light Calcium Isotopes

Monday, February 11, 2019

One of the most fundamental properties of the nucleus is its size. The nuclear radius generally increases with the number of proton and neutron constituents. However, when examined…

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