2017 FRIB In the News

Examining exploding stars through the atomic nucleus

, Phys.org

Imagine being able to view microscopic aspects of a classical nova, a massive stellar explosion on the surface of a white dwarf star, in a laboratory rather than from afar via a telescope. Cosmic detonations of this scale and larger created many of the atoms in our bodies, said MSU's Christopher Wrede.

Examining exploding stars through the atomic nucleus

, Scienmag

Imagine being able to view microscopic aspects of a classical nova, a massive stellar explosion on the surface of a white dwarf star, in a laboratory rather than from afar via a telescope. Cosmic detonations of this scale and larger created many of the atoms in our bodies, said MSU's Christopher Wrede, who presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting.