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MSU Astrophysicists Test Einstein’s Theory of Relativity with Extreme Astronomy

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Mountain in the background with tents.

The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) gamma ray observatory, located in the volcanic mountains of central Mexico (more than 13,500 feet above sea level), observes astrophysical sources emitting light at…

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Baryshev Awarded Accelerator Stewardship from U.S. Department of Energy

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Engineering Building

A researcher at Michigan State University has received a prestigious Accelerator Stewardship Award from the Office of High Energy Physics at the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE,…

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Trying to Improve Bioenergy Crops with ‘Big Picture’ Math Models

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Group photo of researchers in a lab

MSU assistant professor Berkley Walker’s DNA synthesis proposal has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility,…

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MSU Researchers Collaborate on $2.7M DOE Grant to Study Sorghum

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Healthy growing crop of sorghum

Michigan State University researchers are part of a multi-university team that has been awarded a $2.7 million U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, grant for a new study…

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New Research Points to Soil Pore Structure as Key to Carbon Storage

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Alexandra Kravchenko, Michigan State University professor in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, and several of her colleagues recently discovered a new mechanism determining how carbon…

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New MSU Grad Training to Address Shortage of Accelerator Scientists

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Training at MSU's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Michigan State University is establishing an Accelerator Science and Engineering Traineeship program to address a national shortage in accelerator scientists and engineers. The AS&E program will bring together MSU’s strengths to…

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DOE Provides Next-Phase Funding for Great Lakes Bioenergy Research

Monday, July 17, 2017
Late fall switchgrass harvest at the GLBRC / KBS LTER biofuels scale-up site; Photo Credit: J.E.Doll, Michigan State University

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center for an additional five years of funding to develop sustainable alternatives to transportation fuels and…

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James Gets U.S. DOE Graduate Student Research Award

Monday, May 1, 2017
Christine James

A PhD student in chemical engineering and materials science at Michigan State University will spend the summer accessing the supercomputing resources of Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque after…

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Making a Better Semiconductor

Friday, June 26, 2015
photo-induced-phase-transition

Research led by Michigan State University could someday lead to the development of new and improved semiconductors. In a paper published in the journal Science Advances, the scientists…

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