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A ‘Clear Path’ to Solar Power – Science Nation

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

MSU researcher, Richard Lunt, and his work with transparent solar cells was recently featured on Science Nation, the online magazine of the National Science Foundation.

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Pushing the Boundaries of Atomic Nuclei Research

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Witold Nazarewicz

Atomic nuclei are small in stature but huge when it comes to trying to figure out how our universe began and why it operates the way it does….

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The Carbon TIME Project

Friday, October 30, 2015

Charles W. (Andy) Anderson, professor, Department of Teacher Education, presents “Carbon: Transformations in Matter and Energy,” to the Michigan State University Board of Trustees on Oct. 30, 2015.

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Center for Research Excellence in Ultrafast Science

Friday, October 23, 2015

Michigan State University researchers present their progress on ultrafast science projects at an Interdisciplinary Forum on Oct. 23, 2015. Topics covered include: Ultrafast Dynamics of Transition Metal Complexes…

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MSU Astronomer Strader Earns Packard Fellowship

Friday, October 16, 2015
Jay Strader

Michigan State University astronomer Jay Strader has been named a fellow of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, a prestigious award that honors the country’s most innovative early-career…

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MSU to Expand Diamond-‘Growing’ Lab

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
two men

A laboratory housed at Michigan State University that literally grows diamonds, gems that are not used for jewelry but rather for industrial purposes, is expanding thanks to a…

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MSU Research History: 50 Years Ago – The First Cyclotron Beam at MSU

Friday, October 9, 2015

2015 – It was 50 years ago that the cyclotron at Michigan State University accelerated its first beam and the university and the scientific world haven’t been the…

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MSU’s Lunt Awarded National Sustainable Energy Fellowship

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Richard Lunt

MSU College of Engineering assistant professor Richard Lunt has been awarded the 2015 Ovshinsky Sustainable Energy Fellowship, a national prize from the American Physical Society supporting research in…

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Detroit gets MSU-Led Composite Materials Institute

Friday, September 18, 2015
Lawrence with IACMI logo

Vice President Joe Biden announced that a second site has been selected for a composite materials research institute in which Michigan State University has taken a lead role….

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MSU’s Libarkin Named Geological Society of America Fellow

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Julie Libarkin

Michigan State University Geological Sciences Associate Professor Julie Libarkin was recently elected a 2015 Fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA) for her “many groundbreaking research contributions…

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