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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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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

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

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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