FRIB In the News

MSU's FRIB Project reaching a milestone

, Michigan Radio

Michigan State University’s yet-to-be completed massive physics research facility is about to achieve an important milestone. In the next three to four weeks, MSU’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, also known as FRIB, will accelerate its first particles.

Michigan State book recounts 50 years of Cyclotron studies: BTN LiveBIG Book Club

, Big Ten Network

In his book "Up From Nothing: The Michigan State University Cyclotron Laboratory," former National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory director Sam M. Austin traces the origins of the world-class lab from its genesis in 1958 and construction in 1963 to the ongoing development of the state-of-the-art Facility for Rare Beam Isotopes.

Flerov prize for superheavy elements

, Cern Courier

The 2017 Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) Flerov Prize has been awarded to Witold Nazarewicz of Michigan State University for his contribution to the theoretical understanding of the properties of the heaviest elements.