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2009: U.S. Department of Energy Selects MSU for FRIB Site

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On 11 December 2008, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science named Michigan State University as the site for the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), a proposed new $550 million facility for conducting cutting-edge research in nuclear physics and astrophysics, with potential applications in medicine and materials science to go along with its contributions toward advancing pure scientific knowledge.

The MSU News site has the full story here.