News Archive

News Archive


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From Physics World: Checklists, rules and creativity

Writing for the January issue of Physics World, NSCL associate director for operations Thomas Glasmacher describes three ways in which the laboratory is streamlining operations while preserving scientific...

Work on new technical capabilities for NSCL users moves forward

NSCL is under construction. And despite the winter weather, including more than 20 inches of snow in December, progress continues on various expansion projects. The upgraded facilities will include new office space...

U.S. Department of Energy Selects Michigan State University To Design and Establish Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, MI has been selected to design and establish the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), a...

NSCL researcher nabs doubly magic tin isotope, a first in North America

With help from newly developed equipment designed and built at Michigan State University, MSU researchers have been able to make first-of-its-kind measurements of several rare nuclei, one of which has been termed a “...

From MSU News: New standard at NSCL provides assurance of quality to users

NSCL has earned an important international certification indicating that the service it renders to the world’s nuclear scientists – namely rare isotope beams – meets...

From the CERN Courier: The stop-start approach to rare isotope beams

"A better technical approach is to stop the beams, extract them and then reaccelerate them or use them at low energies," writes Don Monroe in a feature for...

Video: Update from MoNA collaboration

"Here our interest is finding the kind of fluctuations and trends that occur in the cosmic ray distribution, both from Michigan State and Santa Barbara, simultaneously," says...

NSCL professor addresses the future of rare isotope research

"During the past decade, chemists and physicists have begun a fabrication process at the scale of atomic nuclei," writes Brad Sherrill, NSCL Associate Director for Research, in the May 9 issue of Science...

From Innovation magazine: Picking needles out of haystacks

Each day, nearly 5,000 Innov-X Systems' XRF detectors are used in environmental, industrial and forensics work around the world. Innov-X CEO Don Sackett (MSU/NSCL Ph.D. 1992) is...

Audio: Voices of NSCL alums

NSCL's June 7 symposium on careers attracted more than 100 attendees, including several dozen alums from around the country. NSCL asked a few of these alums to reflect on their education at MSU and the subsequent...