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Testing A New Way To Tackle Cancer

Friday, April 2, 2021
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Michigan State University, Spectrum Health and Lansing-based company Niowave have teamed up to develop a new strategy to fight cancer A potential new weapon against cancer is entering…

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MSU Students Earn National STEM Scholarships

Friday, March 26, 2021
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Two Michigan State University undergraduate students have been named recipients of the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. MSU has produced 49 Goldwater Scholars. MSU’s Goldwater Scholars are:…

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

Thursday, July 30, 2020
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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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MSU Researchers Participate in Discovery that Challenges Nuclear Theory

Monday, April 20, 2020
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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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Bazin Named 2019 American Physical Society Fellow

Monday, October 7, 2019
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Daniel Bazin, a senior physicist at Michigan State University’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), has been elected as a 2019 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). APS…

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MSU Researchers Lead Team that Observes Exotic Radioactive Decay Process

Thursday, September 26, 2019
beta delayed proton emission of beryllium 11

Researchers from the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University (MSU) and TRIUMF (Canada’s national particle accelerator) have observed a rare nuclear decay. Namely, the team…

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NSCL and FRIB Inspire New Exhibit at Impression 5 Science Center

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
“Build an Atom” activity inside SMASH: A Nuclear Adventure.

Impression 5 Science Center opened an interactive science exhibit that is inspired by the positive, life-changing nuclear science research happening now at MSU’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL)…

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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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