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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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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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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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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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Examining Exploding Stars through the Atomic Nucleus

Monday, February 20, 2017

Imagine being able to view microscopic aspects of a classical nova, a massive stellar explosion on the surface of a white dwarf star (about as big as Earth)…

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NSF Awards $122.5 Mil. for Operation of Cyclotron

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Test photos of the MSU NSCL for the Winter 2009 MSUToday magazine.

A cooperative agreement between Michigan State University and the National Science Foundation will result in up to $122.5 million in continued funding over five years for the National…

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‘Bubble’ Nucleus Discovered at MSU

Friday, October 28, 2016
National Super Conducting Laboratory

Research conducted at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University has shed new light on the structure of the nucleus, that tiny congregation of protons…

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Stellar Events May Reveal How Heavy Elements Were Formed

Monday, September 26, 2016
Sean Liddick

To determine how the universe’s heavy elements – gold, silver and many others – came about, a team of international researchers is studying both the largest and smallest…

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Isotope Harvesting Opportunity at the Facility for Rate Isotope Beams

Thursday, May 5, 2016

David J. Morrissey, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor and member of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, presents examples of how rare isotopes from the future Facility for Rare…

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Two MSU Researchers Earn DOE Early Career Awards

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Sean Couch and Christopher Wrede

Two Michigan State University researchers have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science to receive research funding as part of the DOE’s Early Career…

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