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Birge group solves a storied problem July 31, 2018 Birge group solves a storied problem

A research team led by Professor Norman Birge has found a solution to a long-standing problem with combinations of superconductors and ferromagnets.

FRIB accelerates first beams in 3 of 46 superconducting cryomodules July 26, 2018 FRIB accelerates first beams in 3 of 46 superconducting cryomodules

On July 11th & 12th, FRIB achieved a major project milestone by successfully accelerating its first beams in 3 of 46 superconducting cryomodules.

IceCube neutrinos point toward long-sought cosmic ray accelerator July 12, 2018 IceCube neutrinos point toward long-sought cosmic ray accelerator

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory has found evidence that a blazar four billion light years away in Orion is a source of extremely high-energy cosmic rays.

Heaviest known calcium atom discovered by MSU-led team July 11, 2018 Heaviest known calcium atom discovered by MSU-led team

Researchers from MSU's NSCL/FRIB and the RIKEN Nishina Center in Japan have found eight new heavy isotopes of seven elements, including calcium-60.

Jaideep Taggart Singh receives DoE Early Career award June 29, 2018 Jaideep Taggart Singh receives DoE Early Career award

Assistant Professor Jaideep Taggart Singh of the P-A Dept. and FRIB received one of 84 Early Career Research Program Awards for 2018 from the U.S. Dept. of Energy's Office of Science.

Finding antineutrino oscillation June 21, 2018 Finding antineutrino oscillation

NOvA collaboration observes antineutrino interactions at rates indicating oscillation behavior.

Phillip Duxbury recommended as dean of the College of Natural Science June 21, 2018 Phillip Duxbury recommended as dean of the College of Natural Science

Subject to MSU Board of Trustees approval, P-A Professor Phillip Duxbury will become MSU College of Natural Sciences dean on August 16th.

MSU hosts U.S. Particle Acceleration School June 15, 2018 MSU hosts U.S. Particle Acceleration School

MSU is the host of the summer 2018 session of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School.

Is there an end to the periodic table? June 7, 2018 Is there an end to the periodic table?

As the 150th anniversary of the formulation of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements looms, MSU professor Witold Nazarewicz probes the table's limits in a recent Nature Physics Perspective.

JINA-CEE collaboration detects an unusually fast-cooling neutron star June 7, 2018 JINA-CEE collaboration detects an unusually fast-cooling neutron star

“Direct Urca process” neutron star cooling mechanism is first observed by a JINA-CEE research team including P-A Professor Ed Brown.