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Reaping FRIB’s Isotopes to Sow New Science

Friday, January 29, 2021

A new $13 million grant is helping the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at MSU harvest unused isotopes for a variety of research fields. It’s no secret that…

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Celebrating An MSU Milestone In Nuclear Science

Friday, October 23, 2020
Photo of Alex Brown over image of nuclei

Michigan State University not only has the nation’s top nuclear physics program, it’s also home to one of the field’s most prolific authors, B. Alex Brown. The professor…

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U.S. Department Of Energy Designates FRIB As DOE Office Of Science User Facility

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Outside shot of completed exterior of FRIB

The U.S. Department of Energy has designated the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at Michigan State University as an Office of Science user facility. U.S. Secretary of Energy…

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MSU Researchers Awarded Grant To Develop Instrument That Will Advance Nuclear Science Research

Thursday, July 30, 2020
artwork depicting nuclear reaction

Michigan State University (MSU) researchers from the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop an instrument that will lead to breakthroughs in nuclear physics and…

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FRIB Researchers Develop Novel Approach to Modeling Yet-Unconfirmed Rare Nuclear Process

Monday, July 6, 2020

Researchers from the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) Laboratory at Michigan State University (MSU) have taken a major step toward a theoretical first-principles description of neutrinoless double-beta…

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MSU Researchers Team with Multi-Institutional Colleagues in $3.7M Project to Advance Nuclear Physics Experiments

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
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Five Michigan State University researchers from the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) and the Department of Statistics and Probability (STT) are participating in a new $3.7 million National Science Foundation (NSF) project to…

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MSU Professor Collaborates with International Colleagues in Journal Article

Thursday, April 23, 2020
chart of nuclei

Researchers Review Shell Evolution of Exotic Nuclei In an atomic nucleus, protons and neutrons, collectively called nucleons, are bound together by nuclear forces. These forces describe the interactions…

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MSU Researchers Participate in Discovery that Challenges Nuclear Theory

Monday, April 20, 2020
red and blue tessellated design

A team of researchers, including scientists from the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB, and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, or NSCL, at MSU, have made a discovery that could…

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FRIB to Host ‘Physics in Concert with the Arts’

Friday, February 21, 2020
Exterior of Facility for Rare Isotope Beams showing outdoor artwork in grass out front

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at MSU hosts theoretical physicist and filmmaker Ágnes Mócsy on 28 February for a talk titled “Physics in Concert with the…

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FRIB Hosts DOE-SC Director Dr. Chris Fall

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Three men in hard hats visiting a new facility

On February 13, 2020, the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) hosted Dr. Chris Fall, director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science (DOE-SC). Dr. Fall…

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