News Archive

News Archive


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NSCL 2008 User Workshop

More than 120 users attended the NSCL User Workshop, held June 2, 2008 at MSU. The meeting featured presentations and discussions on proposed new instrumentation, including the implementation of the gamma detector...

August 2008 User Newsletter

The latest version of NSCL's user newsletter (PDF, 780 KB) provides updates from recent conferences at the laboratory, a summary of PAC 32 results, a perspective from NSCL user and...

MSU grad students set to meet Nobel Laureates

Two MSU nuclear science graduate students, Jill Pinter and David Miller, are among the U.S. delegation to the 58th meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students, to be held June 29 to July 4 in Lindau, Germany. The only...

MSU physicists recognized for research accomplishments

In separate awards, described in a June 23 press release, NSCL faculty members Alexandra Gade and Georg Bollen have been recognized for their research...

Brad Sherrill lectures at Lansing Cafe Scientifique

On March 18, University Distinguished Professor Brad Sherrill was the featured guest at the local meeting of Cafe Scientifique, a loosely organized international effort to promote public engagement in science outside...

Interview with NSCL Alumna, Barbara Jacak

In March 2008, NSCL alumna Barbara Jacak was named a SUNY Stonybrook Distinguished Professor, an honor conferred to SUNY faculty achieving distinct national or international recognition. In an ...

Mass measurement technique uncovers new iron isomer

For years, gamma ray spectroscopy has been one of the only reliable means of studying isomers. But now scientists have a new tool at their disposal. In a paper that will be published in Physical Review Letters...

MSU Physicist Named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

Michigan State University physicist Alexandra Gade, an assistant professor at MSU's National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, has been named a 2008 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow. Gade is among 118 awardees...

From Physics World: Giving students a taste of research

Physics undergraduate curricula should offer students the chance to take part in real research problems to inspire them to pursue the subject further, says Michael Thoennessen, NSCL associate director for education,...

From the CERN Courier: Camera captures image of two-proton decay

"In work that harks back to the early days of nuclear physics, an international team of researchers at Michigan State University's National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) has used a novel detector...