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Periodic Table

Periodic Table Project Makes Headlines at National ACS Conference

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Woman standing in front of large back lit display of the period table

At the American Chemical Society Fall 2019 National Meeting in San Diego, the ACS Committee on Chemists with Disabilities displayed an accessible periodic table that featured braille and…

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Pathways, Perspective, and People

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The presentation was given by Professor Angela Wilson during her investiture as an MSU Foundation Professor on October 29, 2019. Video transcript below: [applause]. [Angela Wilson, standing at…

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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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Physicists Examine the Antimatter Puzzle in Reviews of Modern Physics Article

Monday, April 8, 2019
Antimatter, Physics

Why does the observable universe contain virtually no antimatter? Particles of antimatter have the same mass but an opposite electrical charge of their matter counterparts. Very small amounts…

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Understanding and Controlling the Molecule that Made the Universe

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Trihydrogen, Molecule, Universe

Trihydrogen, or H3+, is acknowledged by scientists as the molecule that made the universe. As published in recent issues of Nature Communications and the Journal of Chemical Physics,…

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The Periodic Table and How It Transforms Our Everyday Lives

Saturday, February 23, 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 February 23,…

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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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Periodic Table Still Influencing Today’s Research

Thursday, February 7, 2019
periodic table

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table, and the principles that drove Dmitri Mendeleev to construct his table are still influencing today’s research advances. In…

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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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