2016 FRIB In the News

Stellar idea: ORNL physicist aims for the stars with JENSA system

, Newswise

SuperORRUBA detectors will play a big role in the JENSA experiment at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. It will form the main target for the proposed SEparator for CApture Reactions at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams.

Gold creation requires cataclysmic event

, The John Hopkins News-Letter

Scientists are still searching for the complete story behind the formation of heavy earth metals, but they have narrowed down the possibilities to two likely sources. Michigan State University (MSU) researchers along with colleagues from Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany are currently using computer model simulations to investigate the two possibilities: a supernova collapse and the collision of two neutron stars.

State grant to help pay for roads around physics facility

, San Francisco Gate

State officials have awarded a $3 million grant for road projects to support the operation of a nuclear science facility being built at Michigan State University.

State contributes $3 million for roads around MSU

, WLNS-TV

The Michigan Department of Transportation announced the state transportation economic grant will help pay for five associated road projects that will improve traffic flow around FRIB.

Gold star: Seeking the origin of gold in the universe

, The Science Daily

Michigan State University researchers, working with colleagues from Technical University Darmstadt in Germany, are zeroing in on the answer to one of science's most puzzling questions: Where did heavy elements, such as gold, originate?

Could gold have galactic origins?

, R&D magazine

An international team of researchers from the University of Michigan and Germany’s Technical University Darmstadt are exploring that elemental compounds like gold and uranium originate from space.

Gold star: Seeking the origin of gold in the universe

, Phys.org

Michigan State University researchers, working with colleagues from Technical University Darmstadt in Germany, are zeroing in on the answer to one of science's most puzzling questions: Where did heavy elements, such as gold, originate?