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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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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

One of the most fundamental properties of the nucleus is its size. The nuclear radius generally increases with the number of proton and neutron constituents. However, when examined…

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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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MSU Research Expenditure Rankings Improve

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Training at MSU's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Michigan State University’s research continues an upward growth trajectory, according to National Science Foundation data. In the recently released National Science Foundation Higher Education Research and Development, or…

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Researchers Examine Future Challenges for Periodic Table

Thursday, January 24, 2019
periodic table

During the last decade, six new superheavy elements were added the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. Recently, the United Nations proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of the…

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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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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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MSU Cryogenic Initiative, Accelerator Science and Engineering Traineeship Program Gaining Momentum After First Year

Friday, September 7, 2018

In 2017, FRIB established the MSU Cryogenic Initiative with the MSU College of Engineering, and MSU established an Accelerator Science and Engineering Traineeship (ASET) program. MSU Cryogenic Initiative…

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