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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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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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Heaviest Known Calcium Atom Discovered by MSU-led Team

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Heavy Elements

Researchers from Michigan State University and the RIKEN Nishina Center in Japan discovered eight new rare isotopes of the elements phosphorus, sulfur, chlorine, argon, potassium, scandium and, most…

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FRIB and NSCL Open House Set for August 18

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
FRIB and NSCL Building

The public can get a sneak peek behind-the-scenes at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB, and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, or NSCL, during an open…

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MSU Professor Awarded Grant to Harvest Medical Isotopes at FRIB

Monday, June 18, 2018
Harvesting Isotopes

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s Office of Nuclear Physics awarded nearly $357,000 to a Michigan State University chemist to look into new methods of gathering…

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MSU Honors College Student Gets National STEM Scholarship

Friday, April 6, 2018
Gabriel Moreau

Gabriel Moreau, an Honors College sophomore majoring in physics in Lyman Briggs College and music in the College of Music at Michigan State University, has been named a…

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2019 U.S. News and World Reports Ranks Five MSU Grad Programs No. 1

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Erickson Hall is home to the College of Education, which has a new No. 1 graduate program for 2019. Photo by Derrick L. Turner

Five Michigan State University graduate programs have been ranked No. 1 nationally in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Graduate Schools release. Once again, the College of Education’s elementary…

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Two MSU Grad Students Chosen for DOE Program

Thursday, November 9, 2017
Crispin Contreras-Martinez and Roy Ready

Two Michigan State University graduate students, Crispin Contreras-Martinez and Roy Ready, have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy for its 2017 Office of Science Graduate Student…

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MSU’s Sherrill Awarded 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Bradley Sherrill

Bradley Sherrill, director of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and scientific director at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at Michigan State University, was awarded the 2018 Tom W….

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