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December 20, 2017 New "artificial brain" technology for NASA

Professor Chris Adami is working on new "artificial brain" technology for use in small spacecraft used for proposed NASA missions.

Vashti Sawtelle's BLiSS course highlighted December 11, 2017 Vashti Sawtelle's BLiSS course highlighted

Assistant Professor Vashti Sawtelle's Briggs Life Science Studio (BLiSS) physics course is featured in a Dec. 5th, 2017 MSU Today article.

Danny Caballero receives President's Distinguished Teaching Award November 30, 2017 Danny Caballero receives President's Distinguished Teaching Award

On Wednesday, 29 November 2017, MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon presented the President's Distinguished Teaching Award to Asst. Professor Danny Caballero.

HAWC gamma-ray observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter November 16, 2017 HAWC gamma-ray observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter

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.

MSU to establish accelerator science & engineering traineeship program November 16, 2017 MSU to establish accelerator science & engineering traineeship program

Michigan State University is establishing an Accelerator Science and Engineering Traineeship (AS&E) program to address a national shortage in accelerator scientists and engineers.

Kendall Mahn named analysis coordinator for international T2K Experiment November 7, 2017 Kendall Mahn named analysis coordinator for international T2K Experiment

Michigan State University high energy physicist Kendall Mahn is one of two analysis coordinators selected for the international Tokai-to-Kamioka (“T2K”) Experiment, which studies the properties of a subatomic particle called the neutrino.

Bradley M. Sherrill receives 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics October 24, 2017 Bradley M. Sherrill receives 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics

University Distinguished Professor Bradley M. Sherrill, director of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), was awarded the 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics by the American Physical Society (APS).

October 20, 2017 MSU astronomers help to confirm discovery of neutron star merger

Michigan State University contributed to the scientific confirmation of the observation of merging neutron stars, which made headlines around the globe this week.

"C.-P." Yuan Invested as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics October 20, 2017 "C.-P." Yuan Invested as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics

In a ceremony held on 17 October 2017, Professor Chien-Peng "C.-P." Yuan was formally invested as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics.