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News Archive


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Brad Sherrill Named AAAS Fellow

Brad Sherrill, FRIB Chief Scientist, was one of six Michigan State University researchers who earned recognition from their peers nationwide by being named a AAAS...

Segment on Rare Isotope Rap Wins Award

If you’ve ever wondered how Kate McAlpine put together the smash hit Rare Isotope Rap video or why anyone would want to rap about nuclear physics in the first place, this is the video for you.

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LENDA and Liquid Hydrogen Debut in Novel Technique

There are many different characteristics of rare isotopes that scientists would like to measure and – consequently – just as many techniques needed to do the job. As the field progresses by unlocking more and more of...

FRIB Earns CD-1 Milestone

Michigan State University’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) project passed an important milestone last week when it earned Critical Decision 1 approval from the U.S. Department of Energy. This means that work...

Acceleration & Innovation Workshop Brings Industry to Lab

The Acceleration & Innovation Workshop took place on the campus of Michigan State University on October 8 and 9, 2010. Nearly a dozen companies came to East Lansing and watched online as experts from the FRIB...

Getting America Excited About Science and Engineering

For two action-packed days, thousands of people will descend on the National Mall in Washington D.C. to experience the excitement of scientific discovery, and NSCL and FRIB will be there to help.

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FRIB Earns CD-1 Milestone

Michigan State University’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) project passed an important milestone last week when it earned Critical Decision 1 approval from the U.S. Department of Energy. This means that work...

Rhiannon Meharchand Wins National Women in Science Award

In honor of one of the pioneering women in the history of physics, a student at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) has been awarded a scholarship to help follow in her footsteps.

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A Tin Flag for Nuclear Physics

Scientists have planted a flag far from the valley of stable nuclei that will serve as a launching point for future expeditions into the origins of the heavy elements. That flag is data from a new study on tin-132 (...

The Small Matter of Big Science

Production has been in full swing this winter on “The Small Matter of Big Science”, an hour long documentary exploring the origins and milestones of nuclear science and isotope research. Commissioned by MSU and NSCL...