The article “Atomic age began 75 years ago with the first controlled nuclear chain reaction”, by Artemis Spyrou and Wolfgang Mittig, was published in The Conversation web journal.
Professor Emeritus Tom Kaplan passed away at the age of 91 on December 30th, 2017.
Huey-Wen Lin has received NSF Early CAREER and DOE Leadership Computing Challenge awards.
Scientific video based on and narrated by Brian O'Shea wins award at SC17 Conference.
Professor Chris Adami is working on new "artificial brain" technology for use in small spacecraft used for proposed NASA missions.
On Wednesday, 29 November 2017, MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon presented the President's Distinguished Teaching Award to Asst. Professor Danny Caballero.
The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma-Ray Observatory (HAWC) in Mexico, built and operated by an international team of scientists, has captured the first wide-angle view of gamma rays emanating from two rapidly spinning stars. The results may cast serious doubt on one possible explanation for a mysterious excess of anti-matter particles near Earth.
Michigan State University is establishing an Accelerator Science and Engineering Traineeship (AS&E) program to address a national shortage in accelerator scientists and engineers.
Jessica Micallef, a Michigan State University physics and computational science graduate student, has received one of twelve 2017 Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing (ACM SIGHPC)/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships.