2021 News Archive

MSU video features FRIB

MSU video features FRIB

Michigan State University has released a new video showcasing the university as one of the nation’s leading research institutions. The FRIB Laboratory and several of its team members are featured throughout the video. Read More

MSU trustees tour FRIB

MSU trustees tour FRIB

On 10 August, Michigan State University Board of Trustees members Renee Knake Jefferson and Rema Vassar visited FRIB. Read More

Physics of Atomic Nuclei program held remotely 26-30 July

Physics of Atomic Nuclei program held remotely 26-30 July

The 28th Physics of Atomic Nuclei (PAN) program remotely hosted 36 high-school students from 18 states 26-30 July. The Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics - Center for the Evolution of the Elements (JINA-CEE) organized the online workshop to give future scientists a taste of nuclear astrophysics. Read More

FRIB status in COVID-19 situation

FRIB status in COVID-19 situation

FRIB resumes its on-site functions 1 August in line with MSU requirements: Effective 1 August, all individuals are required to wear face coverings indoors. Read More

First SOLARIS experiment completed

First SOLARIS experiment completed

A team of FRIB scientific users have completed the first experiment using SOLARIS, the SOLenoid spectrometer Apparatus for ReactIon Studies, in the Active-Target Time-Projection Chamber (AT-TPC) mode. Read More

ReA6 hosts first experiment

ReA6 hosts first experiment

Following the commissioning of NSCL’s ReAccelerator facility ReA6 on 16 April, the NSCL stand-alone ReA6 user program began as scheduled on 12 May with its first experiment. Read More

High-school student eyes science future at FRIB

High-school student eyes science future at FRIB

Maya Wallach is a high-school student who follows the Michigan State University (MSU) physics curriculum and takes courses at MSU. She is gaining first-hand experience at the FRIB Laboratory as she pursues a science career. Read More

NSCL accelerates first beam in ReA6

NSCL accelerates first beam in ReA6

The National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) reached an important milestone on 16 April with first acceleration of beam in the ReAccelerator facility ReA6. Read More

TSAC holds FRIB review 13-15 April

TSAC holds FRIB review 13-15 April

The Technical Systems Advisory Committee (TSAC) held a review of FRIB via remote participation 13-15 April. The main focus of the review was to assess overall FRIB Project development since the last review in October 2020. Read More

Hansen Postdoctoral Fellow named

Hansen Postdoctoral Fellow named

Sylvester Agbemava joined the FRIB Laboratory as a P. Gregers Hansen Postdoctoral Fellow in October 2020. During his time at the laboratory, Agbemava has worked with the nuclear theorists at FRIB to share ideas and form collaborations with other scientists. Read More