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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 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

Michigan State University researchers have measured for the first time the nuclei of three protein-rich calcium isotopes, according to a new paper published in Nature Physics. One of the…

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Year of the Periodic Table: The Synthesis of the Elements in the Stars and in the Lab

Saturday, February 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 January 26,…

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FRIB Hosts Free Public Talk and Piano Recital Featuring Harvard Professor Noam Elkies

Friday, November 30, 2018
Elkies teaching piano

The community is invited to two free upcoming events at FRIB featuring Harvard University Professor of Mathematics Noam Elkies. First, a public talk on “Canonical Forms: A Mathematician’s…

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FRIB Passes Information Security Audit And Receives ISO 27001 Registration

Monday, November 12, 2018

The FRIB Laboratory has successfully passed its first annual Information Security Management System (ISMS) audit and is now registered to the external ISO 27001 information security standard. The ISO…

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