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Seeking the Origins of Gold in the Universe

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Witold Nazarewicz, a professor at the MSU-based Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Michigan State University researchers, working with colleagues from Technical University Darmstadt in Germany, are zeroing in on the answer to one of science’s most puzzling questions: Where did…

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New MSU Video Game Aims to Draw Kids into Science

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
image from Isotopolis video game

So you have particle, zooming through a particle accelerator at nearly half the speed of light. Your job: To keep it on track so it collides with a…

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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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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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Rare Isotope Facility Featured in MSU Report

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Michigan State University Facility for Rare Isotope Beams is one of 24 stories about research and creativity highlighted in the university’s 2014 President’s Report. FRIB is a…

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MSU Research History: Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Monday, December 22, 2008
Artist's rendering of FRIB building

2008 – The U.S. Department of Energy selects Michigan State University to design and establish the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, a $730 million facility that will advance understanding…

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