2019 News Archive

FRIB-inspired new exhibit at Impression 5 Science Center

FRIB-inspired new exhibit at Impression 5 Science Center

Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing opened an interactive science exhibit on 16 August that is inspired by the positive, life-changing nuclear science research happening now at MSU’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and in the future at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams. Read More

Venkatarao Ganni receives 2019 Samuel C. Collins Award

Venkatarao Ganni receives 2019 Samuel C. Collins Award

Venkatarao Ganni, director of the MSU Cryogenic Initiative, professor of accelerator physics and adjunct professor of mechanical engineering at Michigan State University, received the Samuel C. Collins Award given for lifetime achievement, at the 2019 Cryogenic Engineering Conference and International Cryogenic Materials Conference. Read More

State lawmaker visits FRIB

State lawmaker visits FRIB

State Representative Julie Brixie and Legislative Director Nick Plescia from State Senator Rick Outman’s office visited FRIB with MSU Associate Vice President for State Relations David Bertram. Read More

FRIB hosts Kurt Heckman

FRIB hosts Kurt Heckman

On 2 April, FRIB hosted U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Senior Advisor Kurt Heckman and Special Assistant Troy Hall. Read More

Predicting the existence of heavy nuclei using machine learning

Predicting the existence of heavy nuclei using machine learning

A collaboration between FRIB and the Department of Statistics and Probability at MSU estimated the boundaries of nuclear existence in the calcium region with a full quantification of uncertainties, assessing the impact of the experimental discovery on nuclear structure research. Read More