PAC38 Call for Proposals
The 38th meeting of the NSCL Program Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting will be held approximately April 14-15, 2014. The Call for Proposals will be announced on approximately December 9, 2013, with a proposal submission deadline of approximately February 21, 2014.
We anticipate that first experiments with ReA3 will be possible starting in September 2014. Due to the limited operational experience with ReA3, PAC38 will consider experiments only for a limited set of beams and intensities.
Mystery Surrounding Neutron Stars Heats Up
Scientists have long thought that nuclear reactions within the crust of a neutron star contributed to the heating of the star’s surface. However, new research recently published in Nature by a team at Michigan State University has researchers rethinking that...