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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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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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Undergraduate Researcher Nominated for Marshall Scholarship

Friday, November 9, 2018
Garrett King

MSU nominated Garrett King, a student research assistant at NSCL, for the Marshall Scholarship. It is a national scholarship that supports up to forty U.S. students to study at…

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MSU FRIB Researcher Dean Lee Works to Understand the Nature and Origins of Matter

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Dean Lee is a professor of physics at MSU’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams. At the Lee Research Group, he asks: How do we connect fundamental physics to…

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MSU Nets $1.1M in New DOE Grants

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded nearly $1.1 million in grants to four Michigan State University faculty members. The four grants come from the DOE Offices of High…

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FRIB Successfully Circulates Liquid Lithium in Charge Stripper to Establish Lithium Film; Completes 50-Hour Continuous Operations

Friday, September 28, 2018

On 3 August, FRIB successfully circulated liquid lithium and established a lithium film in its charge stripper. FRIB is the first in the world to use liquid lithium…

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Collaboration Uses Statistical Models to Explore Which Isotopes Can Possibly Exist

Monday, September 24, 2018
witek and leo neufcourt

A year ago, FRIB and the Department of Statistics and Probability (STT) at Michigan State University (MSU) formed a new collaboration between nuclear physics and the statistical sciences. The…

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