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Particle ‘mousetrap’ could help answer gnawing cosmic questions

Capturing fleeting bits of matter to reveal the nature of the universe is a little like trying to trap incredibly tiny, impossibly speedy mice alive.

A better mousetrap could be at hand, promising new insights...

White House Official Visits Lab

White House Science and Technology official Kei Koizumi visited the laboratory yesterday morning during a whirlwind tour of the research capabilities at...

Graduate Program Ranked #1

The graduate program in nuclear physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy has been named the best in the country by those who know the most about nuclear physics education – the department heads and...

Calem Hoffman wins APS dissertation award

The American Physical Society has presented Calem Hoffman with the 2010 Dissertation in Nuclear Physics Award. His research into neutron-rich isotopes at the dripline was conducted at NSCL as part of the MoNA...

From The Physics Teacher: NSCL/JINA's "Marble Nuclei"

The February issue of AAPT's journal, The Physics Teacher, features an article about NSCL/JINA's model nuclei built from magnetic marbles. "Learning Nuclear...

NSCL awarded Green Certification

On January 4, NSCL was awarded the MSU Green Certification. This certification program acknowledges campus organizations that have reduced their impact on the environment through energy efficiency and conservation,...

Bradley Sherrill Participates in Whad'ya Know?

Bradley Sherrill, NSCL and FRIB Chief Scientist, was interviewed on Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know?, a popular quiz and entertainment radio program. Links to the October 31 show, broadcast live from the MSU Concert...

FRIB earns honor as top educational ‘deal’

Michigan State University’s successful bid for the U.S. Department of Energy’s $550 million Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) earned recognition at a recent business honors program.

MSU National...

Seaborg Award for Sobotka

One of NSCL’s long-time users, Lee Sobotka from Washington University in
St. Louis, has won the American Chemical Society’s 2010 Seaborg award in
Nuclear Chemistry. This award is given to those who have...

Recap of Summer 2009 PAN Program

This summer, NSCL/JINA sponsored the 16th annual Physics of Atomic Nuclei program. Hosting a record eighteen teachers from August 2-7 and 24 students from August 9-14, PAN offered all participants a unique look at...